Announce Agreement at Signing Ceremony with Prime Minister Stephen
BEIJING, China, Feb. 9, 2012 /CNW/ - Huawei, a leading global
information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider,
announced today it is providing LTE RAN (radio access network)
equipment to Bell Mobility to continue expansion of the recently
launched Bell LTE wireless network across Canada. The announcement was
made at a signing ceremony today in Beijing with Prime Minister Stephen
Harper and Bell Canada officials in attendance.
"Bell is dedicated to building Canada's broadband infrastructure,
investing more than any other company to deliver the latest
communications technology to our country," said Wade Oosterman,
President of Bell Mobility. "LTE is the gold standard of wireless
technology, enabling Canadian consumers to connect and Canadian
business to compete at a global level with access to the latest
superphones, data services and mobile content. The combined scale of
Canada's largest communications company and an international technology
leader like Huawei ensures we can quickly bring this next generation of
mobile technology to millions of Canadians."
The Bell LTE wireless network allows customers to experience all the
capabilities of the latest generation of superphones from Bell,
including streaming of high-definition television and movies, video
chat with friends or colleagues with seamless picture and sound, and
downloading of apps and large attachments at least three times faster
than with HSPA+ network technology introduced just over two years ago,
which now serves more than 96% of Canadians.
"LTE significantly enhances the quality of the customer experience - it
is the future of the global wireless industry," said Sean Yang,
President Huawei Canada. "As a global company at the forefront of this
evolution, we are thrilled to expand our longstanding relationship with
Bell as they continue to bring LTE to Canadians.
Bell is Canada's largest communications company, providing consumers and
business with solutions to all their communications needs: 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 Bell.ca/LetsTalk.
Bell is wholly owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE). For Bell product and
service information, please visit Bell.ca. For Bell Media, please visit Bellmedia.ca. For BCE corporate information, please visit BCE.ca.
Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology
(ICT) solutions provider. Through our dedication to customer-centric
innovation and strong partnerships, we have established end-to-end
advantages in telecom networks, devices and cloud computing. We are
committed to creating maximum value for telecom operators, enterprises
and consumers by providing competitive solutions and services. Our
products and solutions have been deployed in over 140 countries,
serving more than one third of the world's population. For more
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For further information:
Vice-President Corporate and Government Affairs
Mobile (in China): (86 10) 134 6632 0595
for Huawei Canada