Basix Hedge News - BCE


Verizon seen as long-term overhang for Canadian wireless stocks

"Although the pullback in BCE, Rogers and Telus offers a potential buying opportunity..., we see another leg down for the wireless stocks should Verizon enter"...

Terence Corcoran: The telecom-media revolution stops here

In a better, more market-driven world, BCE would have been given the chance to be spectacularly wrong — or right It’s a stunning but not...

Telecom Debate: Say ‘yes’ to competition

Reuters Don’t just say ‘no’ to Bell. Say ‘yes’ to a ­creative marketplace Innovation in this digital age is driving transformational change. If Canada acts...

Telecom Debate: An alternative to the cable giants

Astral will make Bell more competitive in a borderless world During hearings last week on Bell’s purchase of Astral Media, several of our competitors urged...

AlarmForce expected to attract buyers

One of Canada’s most recognized home security brands and a small cap success story is up for sale. AlarmForce Industries Inc., known by many for...

BCE offers more Canadian programs, radio sales in bid to win Astral deal

TORONTO — Canadian telecom giant BCE Inc offered to spend $200-million on Canadian programming and sell 10 radio stations on Tuesday as it tries to...

Telecom stocks hold strong as tough economic climate persists

The rising popularity of defensive stocks in a cautious economic environment has given North American telecom companies an edge as investors turn to safer bets...

BCE and funds buy Q9 Networks for $1.1-billion

Toronto-based Q9 is one of Canada’s largest outsourced data centre operators and will be run as an independent company under current management after the deal...

Rogers and BCE cleared by regulators for Maple Leaf deal

Competition authorities have given the green light for Rogers Communications Inc. and BCE Inc. to proceed with a joint $1.3-billion deal to buy a controlling...

Rogers CEO warns of moderating growth as competition intensifies

TORONTO • Rogers Communications Inc. chief executive Nadir Mohamed is resetting expectations for the country’s biggest wireless company, and its investors, warning Wednesday that growth...

Apple’s iPhone pricing seen slipping to the benefit of wireless carriers

Long coveted by consumers, the iPhone has come to be quietly begrudged by some partner wireless operators, who, owing to the device’s overwhelming popularity, pay...

Quebecor steps up with illico TV in battle with BCE

Quebecor Inc. is stepping up in the battle with BCE Inc. for customers in Quebec with the launch of a new digital television platform, illico...

Astral purchase should mean higher dividend, but no buybacks for BCE

BCE Inc.’s planned purchase of Astral Media Inc. should support a higher dividend for the telecom giant, but one analyst believes it will likely mean...

As bills climb for some, small Internet firms cry foul over CRTC ruling

The country’s independent Internet providers are challenging a regulatory ruling that allows large network operators like BCE Inc. to raise rates on smaller providers and...