Wednesday, April 18, 2007
Bell Aliant allows bid for Amtelecom to expire
Halifax, Nova Scotia – Bell Aliant Regional Communications Income Fund (“Bell Aliant”) (TSX: BA.UN) announced today that it has allowed its offer to purchase all of the outstanding units of Amtelecom Income Fund (TSX: AMT.UN) to expire as of 5:00 pm (Eastern), April 18, 2007. About Bell Aliant Bell Aliant (TSX: BA.UN) is one of North America's largest regional communications providers. Through its operating entities it serves customers in six Canadian provinces with innovative information, communication and technology services including voice, data, Internet, video and value-added business solutions. Through its xwave offices, Bell Aliant also provides IT professional services in Canada and the US. Bell Aliant's 10,000 employees are committed to deliver the highest quality of customer service, choice and convenience.