Bell's new 6141 High Definition receiver meets increasing consumer demand for HD

Tuesday, January 15th, 2008 
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TORONTO, Ontario — Bell Canada today announced the availability of its next generation 6141 High Definition (HD) satellite receiver, with outstanding HD picture quality and enhanced functionality. Demand for HD continues to rise across North America, with industry experts predicting HDTVs will account for up to 80% of all new TVs sold in 2008.

“Growing consumer appetite for HDTVs is driving increased demand for HD services,” said Kevin Crull, President, Bell Residential Services. “Bell’s new 6141 receiver delivers the Full HD experience, offering consumers the perfect combination of industry leading HD picture quality and access to more than 60 HD channels, the largest selection in Canada.”

The new 6141 HD digital satellite receiver delivers seamless surfing between standard and high definition channels, an enhanced electronic programming guide (EPG) with options to view up to nine channels and three hours of scheduling per page and state-of-art HDMI interface for superior audio/video connection.

Additional features of the 6141 HD receiver include access to interactive television (iTV), Caller ID on your TV that displays the names and phone number of people of incoming calls, and USB 2.0 and Ethernet connectivity for future applications and hardware.

The 6141 HD receiver is available across Canada for the purchase price of $299 or rent for $10 per month. For more information on High Definition television in Canada, and ExpressVu digital television products and services, please visit bell.ca/tv.

As Canada’s High Definition leader, Bell is the only TV provider in Canada offering the Full HD experience with superior HD picture quality, the most HD channels (63) and the best HD receivers including our industry leading 9242 HD PVR Plus.