Doing Business In Canada

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Canada's telecom leader

Bell is Canada's information and communications technology (ICT) leader, providing powerful solutions that simplify the way our customers do business worldwide. With a high-powered and reliable network backed by a multi-disciplinary team of experts, Bell designs, builds and operates the critical infrastructures that power many of the largest organizations in Canada and around the globe. Our highly skilled professionals offer diverse expertise in business process assessment, as well as solution design and deployment across a wide range of industries. Bell solutions and services can be customized to meet industry-specific needs in response to the business demands of today and the future.

One company for all your needs

With over 125 years of experience, Bell sets the pace for the delivery of integrated solutions in the business market. Our IP network provides a solid foundation for the company's continued growth in the ICT marketplace. Bell collaborates closely with clients to define solutions that help them unleash the full potential of the network. We deliver the integrated solutions they need to increase productivity, sustain profitable growth, maximize service differentiation and minimize risk in today's challenging environment. Bell makes conducting business worldwide simple and cost-effective with global solutions that extend your domestic networks to more than 100 countries by providing flexible, scalable, secure and robust connectivity.

With the convergence of telecom and IT, our customers are increasingly looking for a single source for all of their needs. As a leader in Canada's ICT market, Bell is not only providing the technology, but also developing comprehensive ICT solutions for its customers. One of the recent endeavours we are most proud of was providing the critical technological solutions and infrastructure needed to stage the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games. On a network built for reliability, security and survivability, we successfully served thousands of athletes, tens of thousands of volunteers, hundreds of thousands of visitors and millions of TV viewers. This year, we're taking our expertise to London as consultants for the 2012 Olympic Games.

Set up your business with ease

Setting up a business in a new country can create many challenges. Bell's tailor-made solutions will help you integrate seamlessly into the Canadian market, helping you optimize your infrastructure while minimizing downtime.

  • Site Set-up Service - Site Set-up allows you to leverage enhanced coordination levels for single or multiple locations in order to meet your business continuity needs. A dedicated Site Set-up team will proactively plan, coordinate and manage your telecom requirements. The team will also ensure that timelines are met, while managing third-party relationships and facilitating smooth business operations with predictable costs.

  • Business Directory and Listings - Get your business off the ground and build your network across Canada with Bell's extensive business directory, plus white and yellow pages listings.

Complete solutions for your business

Bell offers a full range of ICT services for your business. As the country's leading technology advisor, Bell delivers end-to-end solutions to our business customers, from network design and integration to servers, desktop management and business applications that increase customer productivity. Bell offers solutions and services that support the financial, mobility and security needs of our business customers, including:

  • Internet access - Choose the connection that fits your business needs from a wide range of connection speeds and options. Our quick set-up means you'll be emailing and using the Web in no time, all via your existing phone line.

  • Wireless solutions - Improve efficiencies and reduce operating costs in your organization with wireless data solutions from Bell that provide access to the information your mobile force needs to operate effectively.

  • Network solutions - Get one of the most advanced IP networks in the world with Bell's unrivalled experience and the highest number of network-certified professional services experts in Canada. Bell has end-to-end control to ensure performance from the WAN to the desktop, which sets us apart from system integrators. As a North American leader in MPLS services, Bell provides a secure infrastructure, integrated management, rich capabilities and guaranteed levels of performance, enabling advanced applications such as voice over IP and video conferencing.

  • Data centre solutions - Data centre solutions from Bell help you optimize and consolidate your IT infrastructure to reduce costs, improve flexibility, and enhance enterprise resiliency. Whether you have your own infrastructure or are looking to outsource your computing environment to a more scalable and dependable environment, Bell offers a number of solutions: virtual data centres, managed hosting and co-location hosting. A hybrid of these solutions can also be tailored to meet your specific needs. With new, highly secure, state-of-the-art data centres in the regions of Montréal, Calgary and Toronto, we continue to expand our footprint to offer best-in-class services to thousands of businesses nationwide.

  • Phone service - Select the phone service package with features that work best for you. Choose from traditional options like Voicemail and Call Display to more advanced features that let you harness the latest in communications technology. We offer a wide range of products from leading vendors, designed to meet your unique business needs, as well as short or long-term maintenance plans plus fully hosted and managed phone systems.

  • Long distance service - Flexible rate plans let you stay accessible while managing the communications costs that come with running your business. Choose from flat rate or pay-per-minute plans, International and North American plans, Toll-free numbers, and calling cards for business travel.

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