Enhances Bell's IT professional services portfolio, including e-health
MONTREAL, Jan. 1 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell today announced that it has
completed its $40-million acquisition of xwave from Bell Aliant, a
transaction that enhances Bell Business Markets' leading portfolio of
IT product and professional solutions for corporate, government and
health-care clients cross Canada.
"Bell welcomes the xwave team and their proven expertise in delivering
advanced technology solutions and IT professional services," said
Stéphane Boisvert, President of Bell Business Markets. "Combining
xwave's leading IT solutions with the national scope and world-class
broadband networks of Bell Business Markets accelerates our leadership
in providing the best technology and professional services solutions to
Canadian enterprise clients."
xwave has operated as part of Bell Aliant and its predecessor companies
for a number of years, focused on developing advanced technology
solutions and IT professional services, including leading e-health
Bell is Canada's largest communications company, providing consumers and
business with solutions to all their communications 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.
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/mentalhealth. Bell is wholly owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE). For information on
Bell products and services, please visit www.bell.ca. For BCE corporate information, please visit www.bce.ca.
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