“Considered not long ago as a lumbering, unimaginative bureaucracy overseeing the steady if still-profitable decline of the century-old home phone business, Bell Canada Inc. today resembles nothing of the company your parents haggled with over long-distance fees.”

“Led by chief executive George Cope, a “wireless guy” installed in 2008 to transform the formerly heavily regulated telephone monopoly, Bell is now a dynamic, freewheeling juggernaut. Mobile and television services have boomed to become the company’s biggest businesses, while the telephone’s demise goes on.”

Financial Post | Business

You used to think it was just a phone company.

Considered not long ago as a lumbering, unimaginative bureaucracy overseeing the steady if still-profitable decline of the century-old home phone business, Bell Canada Inc. today resembles nothing of the company your parents haggled with over long-distance fees.

Led by chief executive George Cope, a “wireless guy” installed in 2008 to transform the formerly heavily regulated telephone monopoly, Bell is now a dynamic, freewheeling juggernaut. Mobile and television services have boomed to become the company’s biggest businesses, while the telephone’s demise goes on.

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