QUÉBEC CITY, April 27 /CNW Telbec/ - As the presenting sponsor and
official communications supplier to the 44th edition of the Québec City
Summer Festival, Bell today announced an enhanced Festival infofestival.com website and infofestival.mobi mobile site.
Based on cloud computing technology, the enhanced Festival website has a
new and dynamic design and is supported by a load balancing system that
maximizes bandwidth use during times of high traffic volume. In 2010,
the Festival website recorded more than 1.8 million visits.
The mobile web application also now enables festivalgoers to create
personalized event schedules on their smartphones and share them in
real time on Facebook.
Online usability and accessibility experts at Bell were involved in
designing the new site to ensure Festival participants with visual
impairments to navigate the site without difficulty.
"We are very happy to be able to again apply the creative and
technological genius of the Bell Web Solutions team to help ensure the
Festival is a great success," said Christian Goulet, Senior Director,
Public Sector with Bell Business Markets. "These enhanced Festival web
and mobile sites will help festivalgoers plan and share their
experience throughout the 11 great days of the Québec City Summer
Bell's popular information kiosks will also be set up at various
strategic spots throughout the Festival to provide relevant and
up-to-date program information to visitors.
Bell is Canada's largest communications company, providing consumers and
business with solutions to all their communication needs, including
Bell Mobility wireless, high-speed Bell Internet, Bell Satellite TV and
Bell Fibe TV, Bell Home Phone local and long distance, and Bell
Business Markets IP-broadband and information and communications
technology (ICT) services. Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia
company with leading assets in television, radio and digital media,
including CTV, Canada's #1 television network, and the country's most-watched
The Bell Mental Health Initiative is a multi-year charitable program
that promotes mental health across Canada via the Bell Let's Talk
anti-stigma campaign and support for community care, research and
workplace best practices. To learn more, please visit bce.ca/letstalk.
Bell is wholly owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE). For information on
Bell's products and services, please visit www.bell.ca. For information on BCE, visit www.bce.ca.
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