Bell expands pure fibre Internet access to the Town of Iroquois Falls
High-speed Internet services will reach over 1,500 additional homes and businesses in Iroquois Falls
Iroquois Falls, ON, May 15, 2023 – Bell today announced the expansion of pure fibre Internet service to homes and businesses in the Town of Iroquois Falls in partnership with the Governments of Canada and Ontario. Part of Bell’s capital expenditures for investment in next‑generation network infrastructure, the expansion program will bring all‑fibre broadband access to approximately 1,500 additional locations in Iroquois Falls by 2025.
This broadband expansion program will provide fast and high-capacity 100% fibre connections with gigabit speeds and access to Bell services such as Fibe TV.
We are proud to partner with the Governments of Canada and Ontario to bring our pure fibre connection to over 1,500 households and businesses in the Town of Iroquois Falls. Fast and reliable Internet connections are needed more than ever to keep people connected. Through our investments in world‑class broadband networks, Bell is advancing our long‑standing purpose to connect Canadians in communities throughout the country and across our footprint.”
– Bruce Furlong, SVP Network, Bell
“This investment will enable excellent connectivity for our residents and existing business while attracting new business and industry. It fosters innovation and promotes entrepreneurship while facilitating positive sustainable growth.”
– Tory Delaurier, Mayor, Town of Iroquois Falls
Bell is Canada's largest communications company1 providing advanced Bell broadband wireless, Internet, TV, media and business communications services. Founded in Montréal in 1880, Bell is wholly owned by BCE Inc. To learn more, please visit Bell.ca or BCE.ca.
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Caution Concerning Forward-Looking Statements
Certain statements made in this news release are forward-looking statements, including statements relating to our network deployment plans and anticipated capital expenditures as well as the benefits expected to result therefrom, our business outlook, objectives, plans and strategic priorities, and other statements that are not historical facts. All such forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the "safe harbor" provisions of applicable Canadian securities laws and of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are subject to inherent risks and uncertainties and are based on several assumptions which give rise to the possibility that actual results or events could differ materially from our expectations. These statements are not guarantees of future performance or events, and we caution you against relying on any of these forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements contained in this news release describe our expectations at the date of this news release and, accordingly, are subject to change after such date. Except as may be required by applicable securities laws, we do not undertake any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements contained in this news release, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Our network deployment plans and anticipated capital expenditures and the benefits expected to result therefrom are subject to risks and, accordingly, there can be no assurance that our network deployment plans will be completed, that our anticipated capital expenditures will be made or that the benefits expected to result therefrom will be realized. The completion of our network deployment plans assumes, among others, the availability of sufficient equipment, labour and capital. However, there can be no certainty that the required equipment, labour and sources of capital will be available with the result that our actual network deployments and capital expenditures could materially differ from current expectations. For additional information on assumptions and risks underlying certain of our forward-looking statements made in this news release, please consult BCE Inc.'s (BCE) 2022 Annual MD&A dated March 2, 2023, BCE’s 2023 First Quarter MD&A dated May 3, 2023, and BCE's news release dated May 4, 2023 announcing its financial results for the first quarter of 2023, filed by BCE with the Canadian provincial securities regulatory authorities (available at Sedar.com) and with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (available at SEC.gov). These documents are also available at BCE.ca.