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BCE releases Q2 2004 shareholders report
by quanta 01:16PM Friday Aug 06 2004
BCE, parent company of Bell Canada, has released their Q2 report:
»bce.ca/en/investors/reports/quar ··· -en.pdf

Some changes compared to Q2 2003:
- DSL subscribers (Sympatico, Business High Speed, wholesale) increased 30% to over 1.6 million subscribers.

- Sympatico value-added services (antivirus, firewall) up 146,000 subscribers to 433,000.

- DSL footprint in Ontario and Québec reached 81% of homes and business lines (up from 78%)

- 200,000 subscribers to Bell Bundles.

- Network access services declined by 130,000 or 1.0% as a result of growth in high-speed Internet access reducing the need for second telephone lines, losses resulting from competition and customers substituting wireline with wireless telephone service.