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Everything you do is better on a better network.

Get on Canada’s best 5G network.

  • The largest network

  • The fastest 5G network1

  • The most reliable 5G network1

Canada’s fastest 5G network is taking mobile speeds to new heights with Bell 5G+.

Bell is proud to offer 5G+ in Toronto, Mississauga, Barrie, Ottawa, Guelph and more. Bell 5G+ (which leverages the 3500 MHz spectrum) offers the latest in network technology, so you can expect more immersive video, gaming experiences and more of what you do online to be faster and more responsive with this next phase of 5G advancement.

The Bell 5G+ network is Canada’s most advanced network. And now, we’re making it even better with 5G+ coverage, which is available to over 51% of the Canadian population today2 and will continue to expand over time.

Learn more about the benefits of 5G and 5G+

Bell named Canada’s fastest and most reliable 5G network.1

Global Wireless Solutions (GWS) conducts the most comprehensive drive test of wireless networks in Canada and reconfirmed that Bell’s network outperforms all other national wireless networks.1

Experience incredible video streaming when you’re on Canada’s best national network.1

Enjoy a fast-streaming and high-quality viewing experience on Canada's best national network.1 Using advanced network technology allows for multiple streams of data at high speeds, so you won't need to worry about delays, buffering or lag while watching videos and shows or streaming your favourite content, wherever you are.

Canada’s fastest network.

We consistently deliver faster LTE speeds in more places than any other network and in our 5G coverage areas we are 61% faster than our competitor. This means you can stream, download, browse and share at blazing-fast speeds from coast to coast. With Bell, you can access peak theoretical download speeds of up to 1.5 Gbps on LTE in select cities* and 1.7 Gbps in select areas of Western Canada, Ontario and Québec on our 5G network (average expected speeds between 89–705 Mbps).

* Available in Kingston, Waterloo, Toronto, Mississauga, Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Markham, Brampton, North Bay, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Cambridge, Pickering, Ajax, Burlington, Guelph, London, Niagara Falls, Oakville, St. Catharines, Thorold, Thunder Bay, Welland and Ottawa.

Canada’s largest LTE network.

Our super-fast LTE network covers 99% of the Canadian population.3 It will be the backbone for our 5G network as it expands across Canada to a similar footprint over the next few years.

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5G coverage

With Bell, you’ll get 5G coverage across Canada. Although the 5G network will take some time to roll out fully, it will begin with greater speeds in select cities, with more coming soon.

Introducing Voice and Video over LTE.

Voice and Video over LTE is the next generation of voice and video calling. Now, with Voice and Video over LTE technology, you can make and receive voice and video calls with improved voice quality, and you can switch between voice and video during calls.

Voice and Video over LTE is available in select areas across Canada, with coverage in every province and territory. It’s also available while roaming in the U.S. (including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands) on select devices. It will expand to other areas in the near future.

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A reliable connection

Bell connects the vast majority of cell towers with fibre, the best network technology, to give customers a reliable connection. In addition, our in-building coverage improvements deliver a strong LTE signal. Backed by the latest network infrastructure technology, Bell also gives you access to a network offering the most cell towers connected by fibre.

Bell’s dedicated team of 7,600 network employees are continuously working to optimize our network, all with the shared goal of providing Canadians with the absolute best, most advanced mobile experience.

Traveling outside of Canada?

Bell is the first Canadian carrier to offer 5G roaming across the U.S. on select 5G devices. 5G roaming is now available in several international destinations, with more to come.

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The Bell network. The first choice for first responders.

For more than 30 years, Bell has supported the critical communication needs of first responders as they work to keep communities safe in times of emergency and crisis. Every second counts.

How we deliver best-in-class networks.

Discover how we build, test, monitor, maintain and advance our networks to bring the best experiences to Canadians.

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Internet traffic management practices (ITMP) for Bell Mobility. Speed and signal strength may vary due to traffic, topography, environmental conditions and other factors, like Bell’s management of network resources, using methods which include Internet traffic management practices. See bell.ca/ITMP.