This article is about Bell Internet services offered in major urban centres of Ontario and Quebec. Bell Internet, originally and frequently still called Sympatico, is the residential Internet service provider (ISP) division of BCE Inc..
For High Speed Internet in Atlantic Canada, see Bell Aliant High Speed Internet. As of May 3, 2012, Bell Internet had over 3 million subscribers in Ontario and Quebec, making it the largest ISP in Canada.
reported that Bell lowered its bandwidth caps in Ontario and Quebec by 10 GB for all new activations of its Fibe services, except for the Fibe 25 plan in Ontario which was lowered by 25 GB instead and Fibe 6 and 7 which remain unchanged.
Those who subscribe to telephony (Bell Mobility or Bell Home Phone) and residential television (Bell Satellite TV or Bell Fibe TV) from Bell can obtain a /month discount on the unlimited Internet usage add-on.
The Fibe 5/1 plan replaced the older Essential, Essential Plus, Fibe 6 and Fibe 7 plans.
The bandwidth cap for Fibe 5/1, however, was lowered from 25 GB to 15 GB.
During that same month, usage caps for the 15/10, 25/10 and 50/10 plans were lowered by 15, 25 and 75 GB respectively.
February also saw the addition of an unlimited Internet usage add-on for Bell Internet.