Bell's new 6141 High Definition receiver meets increasing consumer demand for HD

    TORONTO, Ontario, Jan. 15 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell Canada today announced the
availability of its next generation 6141 High Definition (HD) satellite
receiver, with outstanding HD picture quality and enhanced functionality.
Demand for HD continues to rise across North America, with industry experts
predicting HDTVs will account for up to 80% of all new TVs sold in 2008.
    "Growing consumer appetite for HDTVs is driving increased demand for HD
services," said Kevin Crull, President, Bell Residential Services. "Bell's new
6141 receiver delivers the Full HD experience, offering consumers the perfect
combination of industry leading HD picture quality and access to more than
60 HD channels, the largest selection in Canada."
    The new 6141 HD digital satellite receiver delivers seamless surfing
between standard and high definition channels, an enhanced electronic
programming guide (EPG) with options to view up to nine channels and three
hours of scheduling per page and state-of-art HDMI interface for superior
audio/video connection.
    Additional features of the 6141 HD receiver include access to interactive
television (iTV), Caller ID on your TV that displays the names and phone
number of people of incoming calls, and USB 2.0 and Ethernet connectivity for
future applications and hardware.
    The 6141 HD receiver is available across Canada for the purchase price of
$299 or rent for $10 per month. For more information on High Definition
television in Canada, and ExpressVu digital television products and services,
please visit
    As Canada's High Definition leader, Bell is the only TV provider in
Canada offering the Full HD experience with superior HD picture quality, the
most HD channels (63) and the best HD receivers including our industry leading
9242 HD PVR Plus.

    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: Jason Laszlo, Bell Media Relations, (416)
581-3311, 1 888 482-0809,

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