Bell Pure Fiber Internet Gigabit 8.0 Internet speeds deliver 5x faster download speeds than cable technology and 250x faster upload speeds than cable technology. These gigabit speeds are the fastest currently available among the major Internet Service Providers (ISPs). North America. With the largest fiber optic network in Canada and a full line of gigabit speeds, Bell brings faster speeds to more homes than any other provider.
Bell will continue to expand Bell Fiber Gigabit 8.0 availability across its footprint over the coming months, in addition to continuing work on its aggressive fiber rollout, with plans to reach up to 900,000 more homes and businesses across much of Canada with direct fiber connections every year . This is part of Bell’s historic two-year investment program from fast 10 billion dollarsnow in its second year to accelerate rollout of its broadband fiber, 5G and rural networks.
“We are pleased that our customers are there Toronto will be the first to experience Bell Fibe Gigabit 8.0 and the Giga Hub with Wi-Fi 6E so they can enjoy the fastest internet speeds and best Wi-Fi technology North America. And we won’t stop here. We will continue to advance our commitment to provide our customers with an excellent internet experience throughout our footprint.”
– Blaik KirbyGroup President, Consumer and Small & Medium Business, Bell
Many households today have multiple devices connected simultaneously throughout the home, with phones, computers, entertainment devices, and smart devices all connected to the Internet. Wi-Fi 6E can deliver higher speeds per connected device and help reduce congestion, especially on 6E-enabled devices. Bell Fibe Gigabit 8.0 includes the Giga Hub with Wi-Fi 6E, enabling Gigabit Wi-Fi speeds that are up to 2x faster than Wi-Fi 6E solutions for connected devices shared in the home offered today by other major Canadian ISPs. Wi-Fi 6E is the next evolution of Wi-Fi advancement, enabling faster speeds and lower latency when used with a compatible device, allowing customers to work, learn, video chat, stream on any or all of their home devices simultaneously and play games online.
Bell Fiber Gigabit 8.0 uses the same simple built-in gateway as all Bell fiber-to-the-home installations, with no special equipment or complex hardware configurations required to support the new, faster Internet speeds. In addition, Bell Wi-Fi pods are compatible with the Giga Hub for full coverage throughout the home. Bell Fibe Gigabit 8.0 starts at $135/month for eligible customers, which includes a €10.00 credit $15/month for a period of two years. Visit Bell.ca/purefibre for more information.
- Bell all fiber optic Gigabit 8.0 internet available now in eligible areas TorontoDelivers download speeds 5X faster than cable technology and 250X faster upload speeds than cable technology
- Bell Fibe Gigabit 8.0 comes with the new Giga Hub with Wi-Fi 6E, enabling Wi-Fi speeds up to 2x faster than Wi-Fi 6E solutions for connected devices shared at home, offered today by other major Canadian ISPs
- Wi-Fi 6E, the latest Wi-Fi technology, is now available to customers in ontario and Quebec
Bell is Canada’s largest communications company, providing advanced wireless broadband, TV, Internet, media and business communications services nationwide. Bell was founded in Montréal in 1880 and is wholly owned by BCE Inc. To learn more, please visit Bell.ca or BCE.ca.
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