Text The Bear

The Bear is Edmonton's Most Interactive Radio Station! And now we have made it even easier to get in contact with your favorite radio station instantly!

By texting The Bear, you can chat with your favourite DJ's, win great prizes and more...all without ever getting a busy signal.

Tell us whats on your mind & request your favorite songs!

All you have to do is Text : 666 666
Standard rates apply to text inquiries

To send a text message to the DJ's or participate in an entry request:

Enter the destination number : 666 666
Then write what you want
Send your message

Eg (To : 666666, message : Hi I love your show )

Please email mobile@bellmedia.ca for any mobile services questions and customer service.


What is text message or SMS?
SMS or text message is an alphanumeric message that you can send or receive on your cellular phone. Text messaging is a fast and efficient way to inform someone without disturbing her/him. On average, Canadians send 30 Millions SMS / day.

How can I learn to send SMS?
Each phone has a different process to open the text messaging and write a message, don't hesitate to check your handset user guide, or visit your wireless carrier's web site. Aliant, Bell, Fido, MTS, Telebec, Telus, Rogers, Videotron, Virgin

What is a shortcode?
It is a 5-6 digits number used by companies instead of the regular 10 digits number. They are easier to remember, and works with all wireless carriers. To send a message to The Bear, you have to use the short code 666 666 as destination telephone number.

Will the DJ's see my messages?
The Dj will see all the messages on his computer in the studio. He will certainly read your message, and answer by text message, or read it live (if it is a dedication for example).

How often can I send text message?
There is no limitation, you can chat as often as you want with the Djs, participate to vote and entry requests whenever applicable

Which communication companies offer the service?
All the major wireless carriers in Canada offer the service through common short code initiative..

How much does it cost to send a text message?
Standard rates apply to text inquiries
to text messages sent to 666 666 which are invoiced by your wireless carrier directly on your phone bill.

What do you do with the collected information?
By participating in BEAR mobile services, you accept to receive information about The BEAR and its partners.

How can I contact you if I need help?
Please email mobile@bellmedia.ca for any mobile services questions and customer service

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