FibreOP expansion to Bouctouche, Richibucto and Saint-Antoine will bring Bell Aliant's total FibreOP investment in the province to $122 million with more than 230,000 premises passed
BOUCTOUCHE, NB, Oct. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Bell Aliant Inc. (TSX: BA) is set to extend its unmatched fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) network to 4,177 homes and businesses in Kent County, N.B. Customers in all three communities can pre-register now for installations later this fall.
Bell Aliant is the only company in Atlantic Canada that delivers a dedicated fibre-optic line directly to a home or business, powering an unparalleled Internet and TV experience. Since 2009, the company has invested $122 million in New Brunswick to bring FibreOP™ technology to 230,000 homes and businesses.
"With today's announcement, thousands more New Brunswickers will have access to the power of FibreOP," said Andre LeBlanc, Vice President, Residential Markets, Bell Aliant. "Everywhere we go with this technology, customers tell us the same thing: it's a game changer that delivers the fastest Internet and best TV experience with limitless potential for the future. As we turn on this service in more and more communities, we get closer to our goal of reaching one million premises by the end of 2014 with our innovative FTTH network."
FibreOP is now available in almost every part of New Brunswick. Customers in Woodstock, Sussex, Saint John, Bathurst, Moncton, Fredericton, Miramichi, Edmundston, Grand Falls, Hampton, Sackville, St. Stephen, Salisbury, Campbellton, Dalhousie, Oromocto, St. Andrews, St. George and the Acadian Peninsula are already enjoying the fastest Internet on the market and stunning TV quality with more than 150 HD channels, apps for social media, TV on the go, wireless TV capability and more.
FibreOP provides the fastest Internet and simply the best TV experience. As Internet use continues to evolve, more people are using several devices at the same time. FibreOP can easily handle multiple connected devices, large data files and streaming video with Internet download speeds of up to 250 Mbps, and upload speeds as high as 30 Mbps, and with a FibreOP bundle, customers save on the best of everything.
- Leading the way: With virtually unlimited bandwidth and the fastest speeds, FibreOP is the best network for today's busy households. FibreOP is YouTube HD verified and ranked number one in Atlantic Canada in Netflix's Canadian speed rankings. Bell Aliant was the first to cover an entire city with fibre-to-the-home and was recognized for North American innovation and leadership in FTTH deployment with the FTTXcellence Award.
- Reaching even more communities: FibreOP is available to more than 879,000 homes and businesses in 89 communities across Atlantic Canada, Ontario and Quebec. Bell Aliant is on target to reach one million premises passed by the end of 2014.
- No comparison: FibreOP is the only network that delivers a 100 per cent fibre optic connection straight to customers' homes and businesses, providing the best Internet experience and fastest speeds. FibreOP TV is number one in picture and sound quality, as rated by customers with more than 150 HD channels and an amazing whole home HD PVR that lets you watch, record and pause live TV in any room in the house. FibreOP TV also puts the customer in control of their entertainment like never before with apps like the new Remote app, TMN GO, TSN GO, Facebook and Twitter.
Customers in Bouctouche, Richibucto and Saint-Antoine can pre-register and check availability by visiting www.bellaliant.net/FibreOP, or by calling 1-866-FIBREOP (1-866-342-7367).
About Bell Aliant
Bell Aliant (TSX: BA) is one of North America's largest regional communications providers and the first company in Canada to cover an entire city with fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) technology with its FibreOP™ services. 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. Bell Aliant's employees deliver the highest quality customer service, choice and convenience.
SOURCE: Bell Aliant Inc.