Bell Aliant allows bid for Amtelecom to expire



    HALIFAX, NS, April 18 /CNW/ - Bell Aliant Regional Communications Income
Fund ("Bell Aliant") (TSX: BA.UN) announced today that it has allowed its
offer to purchase all of the outstanding units of Amtelecom Income Fund (TSX:
AMT.UN) to expire as of 5:00 pm (Eastern), April 18, 2007.

    About Bell Aliant

    Bell Aliant (TSX: BA.UN) is one of North America's largest regional
communications providers. Through its operating entities it serves customers
in six Canadian provinces with innovative information, communication and
technology services including voice, data, Internet, video and value-added
business solutions. Through its xwave offices, Bell Aliant also provides IT
professional services in Canada and the US. Bell Aliant's 10,000 employees are
committed to deliver the highest quality of customer service, choice and
convenience.
    %SEDAR: 00023938EF




For further information:

For further information: Media Relations: Alyson Queen, Bell Aliant
Media Relations, (866) 696-6700, alyson.queen@bell.aliant.ca; Investor
Relations: Zeda Redden, Bell Aliant Investor Relations, (877) 487-5726,
zeda.redden@bell.aliant.ca

Organization Profile

Bell Aliant Inc.

More on this organization


Custom Packages

Browse our custom packages or build your own to meet your unique communications needs.

Start today.

CNW Membership

Fill out a CNW membership form or contact us at 1 (877) 269-7890

Learn about CNW services

Request more information about CNW products and services or call us at 1 (877) 269-7890