Bell Canada (Bell) has filed a prospectus supplement to a short form base shelf prospectus with various securities regulatory authorities in all provinces of Canada and with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in the United States to renew Bell´s medium term notes (MTN) program, the company said.
The MTN program will enable Bell to offer up to Cdn USD4 billion of MTN Debentures from time to time until October 20, 2018. The MTN Debentures will be fully and unconditionally guaranteed by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE). Consistent with past practice, the MTN program was renewed to continue to provide Bell with financial flexibility and efficient access to the Canadian and U.S. capital markets.
Canada-based communications company Bell provides consumer, business and government customers with a comprehensive and innovative suite of broadband wireless, TV, Internet and business communication services from Bell Canada and Bell Aliant.