Bell Canada and Google Cloud announced a strategic partnership to power Bell’s company-wide digital transformation, enhance its network and IT infrastructure, and enable a more sustainable future. This new, multi-year partnership will combine Bell’s 5G network leadership with Google’s expertise in multicloud, data analytics, and artificial intelligence (AI), to deliver next-generation experiences for Bell customers across Canada.

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Rogers Communications Inc, and Shaw Communications Inc. announced that they have reached an agreement for Rogers to acquire all of Shaw’s issued and outstanding Class A Shares and Class B Shares in a transaction valued at approximately $26 billion inclusive of approximately $6 billion of Shaw debt (the “Transaction”). The offer price of $40.50 per share represents a significant premium for Shaw shareholders; further details of the transaction are described below. The transaction is not subject to a financing condition as Rogers has secured committed debt financing, which it will use along with balance sheet cash and the issuance of 23.6 million shares to the Shaw Family Living Trust.

Read more: Rogers and Shaw to come together in $26 billion transaction

Rogers Communications announced it is launching Canada’s largest and most reliable 5G network, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Now residents and businesses in parts of Halifax have access to this next generation of wireless technology which will be expanding soon to neighbouring communities. Rogers 5G is the first and only 5G network in Atlantic Canada, and is also available in communities across New Brunswick. Rogers currently offers 5G access to half of the Canadian population, and is available in over 700 communities nationwide with the commitment to reach 1,000 by year end.

Read more: Rogers connects Nova Scotia with 5G

TELUS proudly announced that it has been named Canada’s Most Respected Mobile Service Provider by Canadians. A survey of Canadians from coast to coast to coast ranked TELUS first out of 22 mobile service providers across the country. TELUS’ Most Respected Award is based on the company’s reputation across customer service excellence, team culture, its contribution to our communities, diversity and inclusion efforts and overall brand trust. 

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