Bell Aliant Q1 2010 Results Conference Call Scheduled for May 5, 2010

HALIFAX, April 6 2010 --Bell Aliant Regional Communications Income Fund (TSX: BA.UN)
plans to issue its first quarter 2010 results on Tuesday, May 4, 2010.

A conference call with the financial community is scheduled for May 5, 2010 at 8:00 a.m. (Eastern).
The dial-in numbers are (866) 226-1792 or (416) 340-2216 for Toronto area participants.
Media are invited to attend in listen-only mode. A replay of the session can be heard until
May 16, 2010. To access the replay, dial (800) 408-3053 or (416) 695-5800 and enter the passcode

A live audio webcast of the conference call can be accessed on by
following the links on the Investor Relations section. A replay of the webcast will be
available on the website for one year.

About Bell Aliant

Bell Aliant (TSX: BA.UN) is one of North America's largest regional communications providers.
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. Through its xwave offices, Bell Aliant also provides IT professional
services. Bell Aliant's employees are committed to deliver the highest quality of customer service,
choice and convenience.

For further information:
Media Relations:
Alyson Queen,
(866) 696-6700,;

Investor Relations:
Zeda Redden,
(877) 487-5726,

SOURCE Bell Aliant