Bell celebrates Fibe TV's one year anniversary with hands-on
demonstrations of Canada's most innovative next generation television
TORONTO, Sept. 8, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell today announced that it is
offering a hands-on opportunity for the public to experience Bell Fibe
TV at both David Pecaut Square and the Yonge Eglinton Centre for the
duration of the Toronto International Film Festival. Celebrating its
one year anniversary as Canada's most innovative television service,
Bell Fibe TV is now available to more than a million homes across
Toronto and Montréal.
"As lead sponsor of TIFF since 2005, Bell has an established history of
supporting one of the world's most respected film festivals," said
Loring Phinney, Vice President of Corporate Sponsorship at Bell. "This
year we're offering Festival goers and the public a chance to
experience firsthand the magic of Bell Fibe TV. With stunning HD
picture quality and a huge selection of on demand films, Fibe TV is
perfect for movie lovers."
Hands-on Bell Fibe TV demonstrations will be offered from September 8 to
18 at the Bell Boxes located at David Pecaut Square on the King Street
sidewalk in front of the Festival red carpet at Roy Thompson Hall, and
at the Yonge Eglinton Centre on the northwest corner of Yonge Street
and Eglinton Avenue.
"Bell Fibe TV is a next generation television service platform that
offers customers cool new service enhancements on an ongoing basis. For
example, the 'whole-home PVR' enables customers to pause and rewind
live shows and access recordings from any TV in the home," said Shawn
Omstead, Vice President of Product Management at Bell Residential
Services. "Since Bell Fibe TV's launch one year ago, we've also
introduced customers to the interactive Facebook and Galaxie music apps
as well as Bell TV Online and the Remote PVR - features that give
access to the Bell Fibe TV service when away from home."
Bell TV Online and Remote PVR
Bell TV Online gives customers online access from anywhere in Canada to
popular on demand content from the best networks including HBO Canada,
TMN, Disney Playhouse and CTV, Canada's #1 television network as
reflected by their subscription packages. With the launch of the Fall
television season, on demand titles will include new episodes of the
celebrated Boardwalk Empire, The Big Bang Theory and much more.
Bell Fibe TV customers now also have access to the Remote PVR feature.
Remote PVR allows customers to conveniently connect with their
receivers to view, schedule and manage television recordings online
from anywhere in Canada.
Bell Fibe TV customers can access Bell TV Online and the Remote PVR by
logging on at Bell.ca/TVOnline.
Bell Fibe TV's interactive Facebook app allows customers to
simultaneously watch programming while accessing their Facebook account
directly on their TV to update status, see what friends are up to,
comment on their Walls and easily share thoughts on what they are
The Galaxie Music app - complete with album art, song listings and the
ability to sort all 45 channels by genre - is a fun, easy and
convenient way for Bell Fibe TV customers to enjoy all the great
content available from this dedicated music service.
Bell TV Online, Remote PVR, Facebook and Galaxie are available to Bell
Fibe TV customers at no extra charge (Internet bandwidth usage may
For more information and to check Bell Fibe TV availability, please
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