WINNIPEG, Nov. 15, 2012 /CNW/ - MTS announced today that Carberry is the latest Manitoba community to be connected to its innovative MTS FiON® Network. The MTS FiON Network uses fibre-to-the-home technology to provide customers with the most advanced telecommunication services MTS currently offers, including its industry-leading MTS Ultimate TV service.
As one of Canada's most feature-rich television services, MTS Ultimate TV offers subscribers a wide variety of informative and entertaining apps such as Facebook on TV and the KARAOKE Channel, and provides access to Video on Demand and Pay-Per-View events.
"Our MTS Ultimate TV service is changing the way Manitobans watch TV," said MTS President Kelvin Shepherd. "With over 420 channels - 110 of which are HD - and features such as the Whole Home PVR, I'm pleased this revolutionary service is now available in Carberry."
The MTS FiON Network also supports an exciting suite of high-speed Internet products including three new high-speed Internet plans. With download speeds of up to 250 Mbps and upload speeds of up to 30 Mbps, these very high-speed Internet plans offer unlimited usage and are exclusive to communities where MTS has launched the MTS FiON Network.
MTS is investing $125 million over several years to deploy its fibre-to-the-home network to 120,000 homes in Manitoba. Since 2010, MTS has launched the MTS FiON Network in Selkirk, Steinbach, Dauphin, Thompson, The Pas, Neepawa, Carberry, select areas of Winnipeg, and will be coming soon to Minnedosa and Killarney.
For more information on the MTS FiON Network and MTS Ultimate TV service please visit mts.ca.
MTS is the leading full-service communications provider for residential and business customers in Manitoba. The company's suite of products and services include the latest in wireless technology, high-speed Internet, an award-winning IPTV service, voice services, home security, and an extensive range of business solutions. A technology leader, MTS operates advanced wireless networks delivering the best coverage for Manitobans with its 4G, CDMA and Wi-Fi wireless networks and is investing to build out its extensive fibre-to-the-home network in over 20 Manitoba communities. MTS's momentum is fuelled by the knowledge, skills and spirit of its 3,000 Manitoba-based employees. With over 100 years of operations, MTS is rooted firmly in the community and is a proud sponsor of the MTS Centre, home to the NHL's Winnipeg Jets. MTS is wholly owned by Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. which is listed on the TSX (trading symbol: MBT). For information on MTS's products and services, please visit www.mts.ca.
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