Bell launches Canada’s largest 5G wireless network
- Initial 5G service now in Montréal, GTA, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver
- Enhanced mobile data speeds on the largest selection of 5G smartphones available
- Research partnership with Western University supports Canada’s 5G innovation ecosystem
MONTRÉAL, June 11, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ – Bell today announced the launch of Canada’s largest 5G wireless network, offering unprecedented mobile data speeds and Canada’s broadest selection of 5G-capable smartphones.
Now available in Montréal, the Greater Toronto Area, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver, Bell’s initial 5G service will expand to more centres across the country as the next-generation wireless technology grows in speed and capacity, enabling unprecedented connectivity and an infinite range of new consumer and business mobile applications in coming years. To accelerate 5G innovation in Canada, Bell has also partnered with Western University to create an advanced 5G research centre, including the deployment of a campus-wide 5G network.
“Bell has built the country’s best networks since 1880 with a goal to advance how Canadians connect with each other and the world, and we’re proud to take the next step forward with the country’s largest 5G network,” said Mirko Bibic, President and CEO of BCE and Bell Canada. “As the world rapidly embraces the Fifth Generation of wireless, Bell is ready to ensure Canada remains at the forefront of 5G innovation and accessibility. The COVID-19 crisis has clearly underscored the critical importance of high-quality networks to keeping consumers, businesses and governments connected and informed, and Bell remains committed to building the best as we take wireless into the next generation.”
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