Bell Canada Renews $3 Billion Shelf Prospectus

    MONTREAL, Québec, June 13 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell Canada today announced the
filing, with the various securities authorities in all the provinces of
Canada, of a short form base shelf prospectus dated June 13, 2007.
    This filing was made to renew Bell Canada's current short form base shelf
prospectus and will enable Bell Canada to offer up to $3 billion of debt
securities from time to time over a 25-month period. Any issue of debt
securities under the shelf prospectus will require the filing of a prospectus
    Consistent with past practice, the shelf prospectus was renewed so as to
continue to provide Bell Canada with financial flexibility and efficient
access to Canadian capital markets.

    About Bell

    Bell is Canada's largest communications company, providing consumers with
solutions to all their communications needs, including telephone services,
wireless communications, high-speed Internet, digital television and voice
over IP. Bell also offers integrated information and communications technology
(ICT) services to businesses and governments, and is the Virtual Chief
Information Officer (VCIO) to small and medium businesses (SMBs). Bell is
proud to be a Premier National Partner and the exclusive Communications
Partner to the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Bell is
wholly owned by BCE Inc. For information on Bell's products and services,
please visit For corporate information on BCE, please visit

For further information:

For further information: Pierre Leclerc, Bell Canada, Media Relations,
(514) 391-2007, 1-877-391-2007,; Thane Fotopoulos, BCE,
Investor Relations, (514) 870-4619,

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