The Bell difference

With our wireline and wireless network technology, Bell has long been a leader in connecting Canadian homes, individuals, businesses and cities. This commitment to leadership and innovation continues with IoT - the next evolution of network connectivity. We offer Canada’s best national network as our telecom infrastructure, the best selection of global IoT management platforms, the most advanced hardware, support services and more. Explore below to see why Bell is the best choice for IoT.

Canada's best national network for IoT.1

At the core of IoT, network ultimately enables the connectivity of devices and the transmission of the data they gather. With an increasing number of connected devices, the right network is critical for business success.
 

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Mobile tower icon Why the Bell network is
the right choice for IoT.

Canada’s largest

Enable your business to collect data and stay connected from coast-to-coast with access to Canada’s largest wireless network2 for IoT

More reliable

Bell connects the vast majority of cell towers with fibre, the best network technology, to provide a more reliable connection.

Future-proof

We continuously look for ways to innovate and improve the way businesses operate by investing in new network technology. Bell is the first Canadian carrier to launch LTE-M, a low-power IoT network that offers a unique combination of enhanced coverage and longer battery life with carrier-grade security.

The best applications for IoT.

With powerful applications from Bell your business can turn the information from your connected devices into actionable insights for better decision-making.

Best Applications What makes Bell applications
the best for IoT.

Partnerships

Bell is an industry leader in multiple IoT verticals, with exclusive partnerships and more than 80 IoT applications available.

Selection

Bell offers more applications for energy management, tank monitoring and fleet management than any other Canadian provider does. You can be confident that we have the right solution that meets your business’ unique IoT needs.

Integration

Bell’s unique Application Enablement Program (AEP) enables you use existing applications our partners have, or Bell can work with you to create custom applications.

The best selection of global IoT platforms.

An IoT platform allows you to monitor the status of your entire suite of devices from one central online portal. You can set-up automatic processes, receive alerts, fix technical issues and analyze data usage and trends to reduce operational costs. Bell offers exclusive IoT platforms from leading technology companies, each designed to help you get the most out of your IoT applications.

Certified hardware.

Your hardware is the underlying component to enabling IoT. Bell boasts a wide selection IoT devices, equipment, modems, sensors, gateways and routers that – along with our network – enable “things” to collect and exchange data.

Best Platform What makes Bell’s hardware the best for IoT.

Selection

Bell offers more than 80 different IoT devices, each designed to help your business do more.

Certification

Bell’s Hardware Certification Program puts all our IoT devices through rigorous testing to ensure they provide the best user experience, and work reliably and seamlessly on the Bell network.

Dedicated support.

Choosing, integrating and using IoT solutions for business can be complex, but it doesn’t have to be. The right partner makes all the difference. At Bell, our experts help businesses across Canada design, deploy, manage, secure and support their IoT solutions every day. With our experience and expertise, you can get your IoT solutions up and running faster – and start turning your data into actionable insights sooner.

Professional Why Bell’s IoT specialists are the best.

End-to-end

Bell’s dedicated team of IoT specialists applies a consultative approach to helping you plan, propose, implement and support your IoT solutions. They are your single point of contact for the entire experience.

Accredited

Bell employs over 6,500 network engineers, over 3,000 certified professionals and is #1 certified with Canada's top technology partners. You can be confident that our team of experts will design, build, and implement the best IoT solution for your business.

Largest data centre capacity.

Data centres are where we centralize the storing, processing and analyzing of your critical IoT data. They are designed to provide the scalability, security, availability and connectivity that IoT demands.

Data Centers Why Bell’s data centres are the best.

Capacity

Bell has 28 data centres located strategically across the country, with more than 39 megawatts of critical customer load – the most of any provider in Canada.

Security

All of Bell’s data centres are kept under 24/7 monitoring and proactive maintenance to ensure your company’s information is safe.

Industry leader in network security.

As an increasing number of IoT devices are connected to the Internet, security is a critical concern. Bell’s highly secure private infrastructure and team of 400+ accredited security professionals help keep your data safe.

Best Security How Bell helps keeps your
IoT solutions safe.

Exclusive

Bell is Canada’s first and only carrier to offer an IoT-specific managed security service. Combining advanced security technologies and proactive 24/7 monitoring from a dedicated team of more than 190 accredited security professionals, Bell offers a fully managed security service that monitors, detects, prevents and responds to cyber-attacks on IoT solutions and connectivity.

Recognized

Bell has been recognized as an IDC Market Space security services leader for three years in a row, and is trusted by governments and banks.

Certified

Bell’s team of more than 400 experienced and accredited security professionals carry advanced security certifications including CIPPIC, CISA, CISM, CISSP and OSSTM.