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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

MTS shareholders approve acquisition by BCE
Thursday, 23 Jun 2016 11:15am EDT 

Manitoba Telecom Services Inc : MTS shareholders overwhelmingly approve acquisition by BCE .Arrangement resolution was approved by 99.66% of 43,098,172 votes cast by co's shareholders.  Full Article

Stingray Digital to buy Juicebox, MuchLoud, MuchRetro, and MuchVibe from Bell Media
Tuesday, 21 Jun 2016 07:30am EDT 

Stingray Digital Group Inc : Financial terms will not be disclosed. . Stingray digital group inc says upon completion of transaction, channels will be rebranded by stingray .Stingray digital group to acquire juicebox, muchloud, muchretro, and muchvibe from bell media.  Full Article

Bell Media signs long-term content licensing agreement with Viacom International Media Networks
Friday, 3 Jun 2016 01:04pm EDT 

Bell Media: Signs long-term content licensing agreement with Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) for Comedy Central content in Canada . Deal with Viacom delivers exclusive rights to Comedy Central content across platforms including broadcast, digital, EST, and SVOD .Co has retained rights to Comedy Central's branded app, Comedy Central play.  Full Article

Cisco and IBM to collaborate to provide instant internet of things insight at edge of network
Thursday, 2 Jun 2016 08:00am EDT 

Cisco : Announced collaboration with IBM to provide instant internet of things insight at the edge of the network .Cisco and IBM are working with bell Canada to deliver IBM Watson IOT and Cisco edge over 4G Lte network.  Full Article

BCE Inc announces agreement to acquire Manitoba Telecom Services
Monday, 2 May 2016 07:30am EDT 

BCE Inc:Bce announces agreement to acquire manitoba telecom services.Says will acquire all of issued and outstanding common shares of mts for $40 per share.Says will fund cash component of transaction from available sources of liquidity.Says will acquire all of issued and outstanding common shares of Manitoba Telecom Services Inc in a transaction valued at approximately $3.9 billion.Plans to invest $1 billion in capital over 5 years after the transaction closes to expand its broadband networks and services throughout Manitoba.Says combined company's Manitoba operations will be known as Bell MTS in recognition of the powerful brand presence the MTS team has built across in the province.MTS shareholders will be able to elect to receive $40 in cash or 0.6756 of a BCE common share for each MTS common share.As part of the agreement, MTS will not declare any further dividends on its common shares after its upcoming second-quarter 2016 dividend.Board of Directors of MTS has approved the transaction and recommends that MTS shareholders vote in favour of it.  Full Article

BCE Inc announces C$750 mln bought deal offering
Monday, 23 Nov 2015 04:35pm EST 

BCE Inc:Announces cdn $750 million bought deal offering.Underwriters have agreed to buy on a bought deal basis 13.1 million common shares at a price of cdn $57.10 per common share.Common shares to be offered by way of short form prospectus across Canada and may also be offered by way of private placement in the United States.  Full Article

BCE Inc reaffirms FY 2015 guidance
Thursday, 5 Nov 2015 07:00am EST 

BCE Inc:Confirmed its financial guidance targets for 2015, as provided on Feb. 5.Expects FY 2015 revenue growth of 1 pct. - 3 pct.Expects FY 2015 adjusted EBITDA growth of 2 pct. - 4 pct.Expects FY 2015 adjusted EPS in the range of $3.28 - $3.38.Reported revenue of $21,042 mln, EBITDA of $8,303 mln in FY 2014.  Full Article

BCE Inc divests equity stake in the Globe and Mail
Friday, 14 Aug 2015 04:00pm EDT 

BCE Inc:Has sold its 15% equity position in the Globe and Mail Inc.Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  Full Article

BCE Inc declares quarterly dividend
Thursday, 6 Aug 2015 07:00am EDT 

BCE Inc:Declared quarterly dividend of $0.6500 per common share.Dividend payable on Oct. 15 to shareholders of record at the close of business on Sept. 15.  Full Article

BCE Inc confirms FY 2015 guidance
Thursday, 6 Aug 2015 07:00am EDT 

BCE Inc:Confirmed its financial guidance targets for 2015, as provided on Feb. 5.Expects FY 2015 revenue growth of 1 pct. - 3 pct.Expects FY 2015 adjusted EBITDA growth of 2 pct. - 4 pct.Expects FY 2015 adjusted EPS in the range of $3.28 - $3.38.Reported revenue of $21,042 mln, EBITDA of $8,303 mln in FY 2014.  Full Article

BRIEF-MTS shareholders approve acquisition by BCE

* Arrangement resolution was approved by 99.66% of 43,098,172 votes cast by co's shareholders Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +1 646 223 8780)