BCE creates Strategic Oversight Committee

    MONTREAL, Quebec, April 20 /CNW Telbec/ - The Board of Directors of BCE
Inc. (TSX/NYSE:   BCE) today announced the establishment of a committee of
independent directors to oversee the Company's evaluation of a range of
strategic alternatives. The formation of the Strategic Oversight Committee
follows BCE's announcement of April 17, 2007 of its intention to review
strategic alternatives with a view to further enhance shareholder value.
    The Committee is comprised of André Bérard, Thomas C. O'Neill, James A.
Pattison and Donna Soble Kaufman as its Chair.
    No assurances can be provided that this review of alternatives will
result in any specific action being taken by the Company.

    About BCE Inc.

    BCE is Canada's largest communications company. Through its 28 million
customer connections, BCE provides the most comprehensive and innovative suite
of communication services to residential and business customers in Canada.
Under the Bell brand, the Company's services include local, long distance and
wireless phone services, high-speed and wireless Internet access, IP-broadband
services, information and communications technology services (or value-added
services) and direct-to-home satellite and VDSL television services. Other BCE
holdings include Telesat Canada, a pioneer and world leader in satellite
operations and systems management, and an interest in CTVglobemedia, Canada's
premier media company. BCE shares are listed in Canada, the United States and

For further information:

For further information: Pierre Leclerc, Bell Canada, Media Relations,
(514) 391-2007, 1-877-391-2007, pierre.leclerc@bell.ca

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