Qu�becers Find Bell Sympatico Sympathique: 100,000 Homes Connected
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More than 100,000 households in the province of Québec are now connected to the Internet through Bell Sympatico.
The Sympatico site, whose clickthrough rate has grown by nearly 60 percent in the past year, is the most popular French-language Internet portal in Canada, with an average of 3.8 million page-views per week.
According the the company, the search engine voila.carrefour.net alone receives nearly one million visits a week.
"With the development and introduction of innovative services, like the launch of our first package combining the Internet with our long-distance savings plans, Internet Call Display and the Sympatico High-Speed Edition service with the Nortel 1-Meg modem, Bell is meeting the need expressed by internauts for simple, effective solutions," said Sylvie Lalande, Bell Canada VP, Communications and Consumer Market, Québec.
Bell Canada, whose Head Office is located in Montréal, is the largest telecommunications company in Canada.