Initial purchase: 3/25/2015
Cost basis: $42.84
Current Portfolio Status: Hold
Dividend Reinvestment: N
Dividends paid quarterly in Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct
Shares held on account with Motif
BCE Inc., a telecommunications and media company, provides wireless, wireline, Internet, and television (TV) services to residential, business, and wholesale customers in Canada. The company operates through Bell Wireless, Bell Wireline, and Bell Media segments. The company offers data, local, long distance, and other communications services under the Bell Home Phone brand; direct-to-home satellite TV services under the Bell TV name; Internet protocol (IP) TV services under the Bell Fibe TV brand; and competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC) services. It also provides data services, including Internet access services under the Bell Internet name; IP based services, such as IP VPN, business Internet, and IP telephony services; information and communications technology solutions include hosting and cloud services, managed solutions, professional services, and infrastructure services; and voice solutions comprising audio and video conferencing, Webcasting, Web conferencing, and business terminal equipment. In addition, the company offers wireless voice and data communications products and services under the Bell and Virgin Mobile brands. Further, it provides media services comprising TV programming services to broadcast distributors; and out-of-home advertising services. The company operates approximately 30 conventional TV stations; and 39 specialty, pay, and pay-per-view TV channels; 160 radio stations; 9,500 advertising faces; and 200 Websites, including TheLoop.ca. It offers its services through a network of corporate and dealer-owned retail stores, national retailers, and call center representatives, as well as Websites and door-to-door sales representatives. The company was formerly known as Bell Canada Enterprises Inc. BCE Inc. was incorporated in 1970 and is headquartered in Verdun, Canada.