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TMCNet:  Bell Mobile TV first to carry live and on-demand mobile coverage of the Academy Awards®

[February 21, 2013]

Bell Mobile TV first to carry live and on-demand mobile coverage of the Academy Awards®

MONTRÉAL, Feb. 21, 2013, 2013 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) -- Bell today announced that CTV Mobile's live and on-demand coverage of the 85(th) Academy Awards® will be available this Sunday on Bell Mobile TV, the first mobile TV access to the Oscars® in Canada.

Bell Mobile TV customers can watch all the glitz and glamour of the CTV broadcast this Sunday, February 24, as well as the Canadian red carpet special "CTV at the Oscars®", hosted by CTV's Ben Mulroney and E!'s Leah Miller.

"Bell Mobile TV is the first to offer live and on-demand mobile access on to the hugely popular Academy Awards®, reflecting our commitment to deliver the best content to Canadians on the best networks," said Wade Oosterman, President of Bell Mobility and Residential Services, and Bell's Chief Brand Officer.

Live programming on Bell Mobile TV starts at 6 pm ET with "CTV at the Oscars" followed by the 85(th) Academy Awards ceremony at 8:30 pm ET. Bell Mobile TV subscribers will have complete on-demand access beginning February 25.

Available for smartphones, superphones and tablets, Bell Mobile TV offers a wide variety of live and on-demand news, sports, entertainment and children's channels, including BNN, Bloomberg, CTV, CBC, RDS, TSN, Treehouse, and many more.

Please visit Bell.ca/MobileTV for details.

About Bell Bell is Canada's largest communications company, providing consumers and business with solutions to all their communications needs: Bell Mobility wireless, high-speed Bell Internet, Bell Satellite TV and Bell Fibe TV, Bell Home Phone local and long distance, and Bell Business Markets IP-broadband and information and communications technology (ICT) services. Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital media, including CTV, Canada's #1 television network, and the country's most-watched specialty channels.

The Bell Mental Health Initiative is a multi-year charitable program that promotes mental health across Canada via the Bell Let's Talk anti-stigma campaign and support for community care, research and workplace best practices. To learn more, please visit Bell.ca/LetsTalk.

Bell is wholly owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE). For Bell product and service information, please visit Bell.ca. For Bell Media, please visit BellMedia.ca. For BCE corporate information, please visit BCE.ca.

SOURCE: Bell Canada To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2013/21/c7477.html SOURCE: Bell Canada Jason Laszlo Bell Media Relations 1-855-614-6602 jason.laszlo@bell.ca @Bell_News

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