1 minute reading time (145 words)

Bell Begins LTE-A 220Mbps Rollout

Bell Canada has begun the rollout of an LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) network offering mobile data download speeds of up to 220Mbps on selected CAT 6 devices including Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, Samsung Galaxy S6/Edge and HTC One M9. The following cities will be the first to receive Bell’s LTE-A services: Greater Toronto Area, Fredericton, Sydney, Charlottetown and Halifax. According to Canadian tech website MobileSyrup, Bell is providing the 220Mbps speeds via its Band 7 (2600MHz) spectrum and carrier aggregation between Band 4 (AWS) and Band 2 (PCS 1900MHz) to reach those speeds, whist Bell also operates LTE in the 700MHz band. Note that rival Rogers Communications switched on its first commercial LTE-A coverage zones last October.

Bell’s LTE (up to 150Mbps) network currently covers 91% of the population, while it plans to reach 98% by the end of this year.

Thanks to TeleGeography for the article. 

The Brains of Sapling’s Clock Systems
Introducing the First Self-Regulating Root Cause A...


No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Monday, 17 January 2022

Captcha Image

By accepting you will be accessing a service provided by a third-party external to https://telnetnetworks.ca/

Contact Us


Telnet Networks Inc.
1324 Andersen Drive
Kingston, ON  K7P 0C6


(800) 561-4019



For More Information about Telnet Networks, our products, or our services, or to request a quote please feel free to contact us directly.