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March 28, 2018 - BCE Global expands its network presence in Markham, Ontario

March 28 – BCE Global is pleased to announce the expansion of its network coverage with a new point of presence (PoP) in Markham, Ontario.

The new facility demonstrates BCE Global’s commitment to invest in its broadband networks and services as well as enhance customer service.

Located in an exchange-quality data center, the new BCE Global PoP offers our business partners direct, low latency connectivity into Canada’s largest marketplace. With two fully diverse paths, the new PoP provides diversity, with no additional builds, minimizing deployment time.

The new PoP gives business partners access to BCE Global’s secure, scalable and redundant network by leveraging Bell’s next generation connectivity services, including its ultra high bandwidth Wavelength service with speeds up to 100 Gbps.

For more information, contact us today.

April 25, 2017 - BCE Global’s Carrier Ethernet service is MEF CE 2.0 certified

April 25, 2017 – BCE Global, a Bell Canada company, is pleased to announce its Carrier Ethernet service is Metro Ethernet Forum CE 2.0 certified, effective April 3, 2017.

This certification demonstrates BCE Global’s commitment to invest in its Ethernet service and to support the highest industry standards to ensure the most robust Ethernet service is delivered to its markets. Furthermore, MEF CE 2.0 certification indicates that BCE Global’s Ethernet service is seamlessly interoperable with MEF-compliant hardware and software vendors.

About Ethernet Internetworking service from BCE Global

Deployed on the Bell Canada next generation Carrier Ethernet network, Ethernet Internetworking allows service providers and end users to run their mission critical connectivity applications such as Internet, voice, and video simultaneously through different network paths without compromising speed and quality.

The Bell Canada network offers a fully redundant core network utilizing state-of-the-art technology. This ensures a secure core topology and decreases single points of failure.

Benefits of BCE Global’s service

BCE Global’s Ethernet service is available on the Bell Canada core network, which has 99.999% availability. It features industry level performance and end-to-end service level agreements with performance reporting, ensuring high availability. BCE Global offers service level agreements as well as 24/7 monitoring and technical support.

About BCE Global

BCE Global, a Bell Canada company – the largest communications company in Canada, provides national and international clients industry-leading voice, broadband and IP wholesale solutions into and across Canada and from key points in the United States.

October 17, 2016 - BCE Global attends Capacity Europe

October 17, 2016 – BCE Global, a Bell Canada company, is pleased to sponsor Capacity Europe 2016 taking place in Paris from November 7-9.

In addition to our sponsorship, two of BCE Global’s senior executives are participating in panel discussions.

  • Adel Bazerghi, President of BCE Global and Senior Vice President at Bell Canada, will discuss Wholesale & Enterprise – Creating Partnerships for Changing Business Needs on Monday, November 7, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • Michelle Bourque, Senior Vice President, Product, Marketing and Access Strategy, BCE Global, is participating in the special focus session on Women in Telco on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 starting at 2:00 p.m.

In addition, as a Bell Canada company, BCE Global is pleased to be shortlisted for the following categories of the Global Carrier Awards, which recognize excellence in the wholesale telecoms industry:

  • Best North American Wholesale Carrier
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Best Workplace Initiative

The winners of the awards will be announced at the Gala Awards Dinner on November 8, 2016.

BCE Global, a Bell Canada company – the largest communications company in Canada, provides national and international clients industry-leading voice, broadband and IP wholesale solutions into and across Canada and from key points in the United States.

To speak to a BCE Global representative, click contact us.

September, 30, 2016 - New Wavelength enhancements launched

September, 30, 2016 – BCE Global continues to expand its Wavelength service with the recent launch of a new management option that provides Wavelength services with one managed end and one end unmanaged.

There are a number of scenarios in which a managed service may be preferable, at one or both ends of the circuit, including:

  • Interconnecting storage applications between remote data centers
  • Networking mainframes between long-distance locations and data centers
  • Establishing low-latency routes for financial trading exchanges
  • Transporting uncompressed video in real time
  • Adding capacity to transport native fibre channel traffic in a SAN

The benefits of choosing a managed service at one or both end of the circuit include access to the network expertise of an experienced third party, minimized downtime due to guaranteed service levels, and capital and operational savings through the reduced need for facility and network management.

About Wavelength service from BCE Global

With Wavelength service from BCE Global, you can offer your customers a reliable, secure fiber-optic network for the transport of voice, data and video across Canada and to and from key cross-border U.S. cities. Our scalable solution is the first point-to-point connectivity solution in Canada to offer symmetrical speeds up to 100 Gbps, making it an ideal solution for data-intensive applications.

By leveraging our advanced protocols, you can cost-effectively run multiple applications on a single wavelength. The BCE Global Wavelength service gives you the flexibility and control you need to define your own network protection levels.

BCE Global, a Bell Canada company – the largest communications company in Canada, provides national and international clients industry-leading voice, broadband and IP wholesale solutions into and across Canada and from key points in the United States.

For more information, contact us today.

March 31, 2016 - BCE Global at ITW 2016

March 31, 2016 – The BCE Global team is pleased to be a prime sponsor of this year’s International Telecoms Week (ITW 2016) in Chicago, the world’s largest meeting for the global wholesale telecommunications community.

We are also looking forward to participating in two prestigious panel discussions at ITW 2016.

Adel Bazerghi, President of BCE Global and Senior Vice President of Bell Canada Wholesale, will participate in a key industry panel at ITW 2016 to discuss the results of the fourth annual Confidence, Innovation and Leadership survey. In addition, the panel comprised of industry leaders will discuss the changing wholesale environment and innovation and strategies for success.

Michelle Bourque, Senior Vice President of Product, Marketing and Access Strategy, is participating in the Advancing Women in telecommunications panel.

Both panels are scheduled for Monday, May 9, 2016.

BCE Global, a Bell Canada company – the largest communications company in Canada, provides national and international clients industry-leading voice, broadband and IP wholesale solutions from across Canada and from key points in the United States.

January 7, 2016 - BCE Global President panelist at PTC '16

January 7 – The BCE Global team is looking forward to attending PTC ’16, a three-day platform for communications executives with interests in the Asia-Pacific region, taking place from January 17-20, 2016.

Adel Bazerghi, President, BCE Global, will participate in a key conference panel discussing the future of profitability in the carrier business. The panel will look at trends, challenges and emerging technologies impacting carrier revenues and how carriers can evolve their businesses to gain market advantage. This panel discussion will take place on January 19, 2016 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

PTC ’16 is sponsored by the Pacific Telecommunications Council, the leading professional organization promoting the advancement and commercial use of information and communication technologies, services, policies, and knowledge, to benefit its global members and the people of the Pacific Hemisphere.

BCE Global, a Bell Canada company – the largest communications company in Canada, provides national and international clients industry-leading voice, broadband and IP wholesale solutions from across Canada and from key points in the United States.

September 23, 2015 - New Ethernet diversity option available

New Ethernet diversity option available

September 23, 2015 – BCE Global, a Bell Canada company, continues to expand its Ethernet Internetworking service to deliver Canada’s most advanced fibre optic network, coast-to-coast-to-coast.

BCE Global has recently launched a new diversity feature that increases customer availability, providing improved Ethernet service resiliency in the event fibre access goes down.

Link Aggregation Group (LAG) technology

The Ethernet access protection feature is based on link aggregation group (LAG) technology and uses an active standby link to automatically re-route traffic to a secondary link when the primary link goes down. The LAG feature is available for the 1 Gbps and 10 Gbps Ethernet aggregation points service. This newly introduced diversity feature, complements BCE Global’s existing diversity features such as Access diversity, Switching Centre diversity and Entrance diversity and enables BCE Global to offer the most robust availability protection required by customers.

BCE Global’s Ethernet service offers a fully redundant core utilizing state-of-the-art technology. This ensures a secure core topology and decreases single points of failure. The BCE Global Ethernet service is also compliant with industry standards. Our parent company, Bell Canada, is the first Canadian provider to receive two certifications from the Metro Ethernet Forum, the defining body for Carrier Ethernet.

For more information, please contact us.

BCE Global expands its network presence in Québec

BCE Global is pleased to announce the expansion of its network coverage with a new point of presence (PoP) in Drummondville, Québec.

The new BCE Global-powered facility demonstrates BCE Global’s commitment to invest in its broadband networks and services as well as enhance the customer service.

Located in a state-of-the-art, carrier neutral facility, the new BCE Global PoP offers business partners a fully diverse path, including entrance, access and transport, and low-latency roundtrip from downtown Montréal.

From the new PoP, business partners can access BCE Global’s secure, scalable and redundant network by leveraging Bell’s next generation connectivity services, including its ultra high bandwidth Wavelength service with speeds up to 100 Gbps.

BCE Global is a US-based wholly-owned subsidiary of Bell Canada, Canada’s largest communications company.

For more information, contact us today.

BCE Global expands meet me point locations in the US

BCE Global is pleased to announce the expansion of its network coverage in the United States by launching a new Point of Presence (PoP) in Ashburn, Virginia. This new PoP is enabled with next-generation Ethernet and Wavelength services to offer feature-rich connectivity services.

BCE Global is committed to providing more connection points for US-based and international clients to extend their network reach into Canada. This expansion provides clients with more choices to cost-effectively and conveniently connect to a coast-to-coast Canadian network by connecting from any of our US PoPs presently located in Chicago, New York, Seattle, Minneapolis and now Ashburn.

US and international clients can easily extend their network reach into Canada through a variety of high-performance connectivity services tailored to meet their unique business needs. Wavelength service from BCE Global offers ultra high bandwidth, low-latency service with speeds up to 100 Gbps and Ethernet service offers a choice of access speeds from 10 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 1 Gbps and 10 Gbps and Ethernet Virtual Connection (EVC) speeds from 1 Mbps to 1 Gbps.

BCE Global launches new features for Ethernet Internetworking service

Enhancements have been made to BCE Global’s Ethernet Internetworking (EI) service to help service providers deliver an enhanced customer experience.

The enhancements include multiple classes of service and performance metrics. The enhanced EI solution provides Wholesale customers with the features and tools needed to manage high-bandwidth connectivity in an effective and economical way.

New features and benefits:

• Multiple classes of service per Ethernet Virtual Connection (EVC)
– Traffic optimization across the network
– Shared traffic streams across multiple streams

• Performance reporting
– Enhanced performance metrics including availability and EVC class of service
– Service level agreements (SLA) for four performance attributes: latency, jitter, frame loss ratio and service availability (mean-time-to-repair)
– Regular reporting updates per EVC per class of service for Business Priority (BP) and Near-Real Time (NRT)

• ENNI CPE-less access 
– Increased flexibility offers more choice for customers 

For more information, please contact us.

BCE Global launches new “meet me” point in the US

BCE Global is pleased to announce the expansion of its network coverage in the United States by launching a new Point of Presence (PoP) in Ashburn, Virginia. This new PoP is enabled with next-generation Ethernet and Wavelength services to offer feature-rich connectivity services.

BCE Global is committed to providing more connection points for US-based and international clients to extend their network reach into Canada. This expansion provides clients with more choices to cost-effectively and conveniently connect to a coast-to-coast Canadian network by connecting from any of our US PoPs presently located in Chicago, New York, Seattle, Minneapolis and now Ashburn.

US and international clients can easily extend their network reach into Canada through a variety of high-performance connectivity services tailored to meet their unique business needs. Wavelength service from BCE Global offers ultra high bandwidth, low-latency service with speeds up to 100 Gbps and Ethernet service offers a choice of access speeds from 10 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 1 Gbps and 10 Gbps and Ethernet Virtual Connection (EVC) speeds from 1 Mbps to 1 Gbps.

For more information, please contact us.

BCE Global launches new services in three US PoPs

Connecting to and extending your reach into Canada just got easier with the launch of new services in three points of presence (PoP) in major US cities.

BCE Global has recently launched new services in its New York City facility. These new services will also be available in our Chicago and Seattle PoPs soon.

Enhancements to these three PoPs enable us to offer to you our next generation network Ethernet service, our enhanced Wavelength service with bandwidth speeds of up to 100 Gbps and our IP VPN/MPLS network, the largest private IP MPLS network in Canada.

The benefits of the these enhanced PoPs include:

  • Cost-effective and convenient “meet me” points in the US
  • Competitive pricing for on-net services
  • Consistent service level agreements/service level objectives for on-net facilities
  • Simplified provisioning process

BCE Global, a Bell Canada company – the largest communications company in Canada, provides national and international clients industry-leading voice, broadband and IP wholesale solutions from across Canada and from key points in the United States.

For more information, please contact us.

Announcing Canada’s first 100 Gbps Wavelength service

BCE Global is pleased to announce the launch of Canada’s first point-to-point connectivity solution to offer symmetrical speeds up to 100 Gbps.

Wavelength service from BCE Global is a high-bandwidth, low-latency solution offering scalable capacity and flexible network protection levels. It is an ideal solution for wholesale service providers to help their customers deliver business critical Ethernet, storage and managed services.

BCE Global’s Wavelength supports many standard and non-standard connection protocols, including Gigabit Ethernet, Fibre Channel, FICON and FICON Express, SONET and others. This gives service providers a flexible solution to meet their end-customers’ business requirements without the need for complex network builds.

Our Wavelength service features:

  • Scalable bandwidth speeds, including 1 Gbps, 2.5 Gbps, 5 Gbps, 10 Gbps, 40 Gbps and 100 Gbps
  • Ultra-low latency
  • Support for 23 advanced protocols
  • Management and protection levels
  • Enhanced service level agreement, including a latency commitment
  • Ability to transfer large data files on a single network
  • Flexible internetworking to easily connect with existing voice and data systems
  • Diverse routes available on a next-generation network

For more information, contact us.

New carrier neutral network co-location facility in Montréal

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new network co-location facility in Québec. Our carrier neutral facility in Montréal offers you the flexibility, scalability and resiliency you need to meet your interconnection requirements and changing business needs.

Located in downtown Montréal, the new facility is designed to provide maximum security in an environment with up-to-date power and cooling systems. Features include:

Capacity

  • 2,250 square feet of move-in ready capacity
  • Choice of cabinets built to suit your needs

Power

  • 52kW of DC
  • 170kW of AC
  • Up to three hours back-up
  • On-site generator with mobile back-up facility
  • Dual Power and fibre feeds

Cooling

  • N+1 Heating Ventilation and Cooling (HVAC) system provides 30 tons of cooling
  • Average temperature is 21°C

Fire

  • Full implemented Very Early Warning Fire Detection (VEWFD) System
  • Dry spinkler system and VEWFD system as per National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) code 76

Security

  • Card readers enable unescorted access for your convenience
  • Access 24×365

Service

  • Our experts can provide technical support to save you time and site visits

Benefits

  • Carrier neutrality provides easy connectivity to alternative service providers
  • Cost-effective solution, with minimal upfront capital expenditure
  • Reduced complexity and cost of government compliance
  • 24/7 unescorted access

For more information, please contact us.

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