Bell’s acquisition of MTS could mean better service or higher prices, analysts say

Bell Canada owner BCE Inc.'s bid to purchase Manitoba telecom provider Manitoba Telecom Services (MTS) could lead to better service according to one industry analyst,...

May 2nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood


Bell’s $3.9 B MTS acquisition faces numerous regulatory hurdles

The country's biggest phone company could get bigger if regulators and the government allow BCE Inc. to buy Manitoba's incumbent...

May 2nd, 2016 Howard Solomon

IT leadership and the CIO

MTS close to selling off its Allstream telecom property to U.S. firm

Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. (MTS) and U.S.-based Zayo Group Holdings Inc. announced today that the sale of Allstream Inc. is close to...

January 11th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

New zayo network

Zayo will operate Allstream as 3 business units

Boulder, Colo.-based Zayo Group plans to break up its just-acquired Allstream business into three different business groups, according to CEO...

November 24th, 2015 Brian Jackson


MTS sells Allstream to U.S.-based Zayo

MTS Inc. is selling off its Allstream Inc. telecom business to Boulder, Colo.-based communications infrastructure firm Zayo Group Holdings Inc.,...

November 23rd, 2015 Brian Jackson

FEATURE Pierre Blouin with MTS logo

MTS looking for new CEO

Pierre Blouin will step down as CEO of Manitoba Telecom Services (MTS) later this year after nine years as the...

August 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Winnipeg Legislative Building

Winnipeg, MTS team up in city Wi-Fi project

No less than 350 new Wi-Fi hotspots will be installed in various public venues throughout the City of Winnipeg in...

November 5th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

ITWC photo

Ottawa turns down foreign bid to buy Allstream

Last year Ottawa relaxed its foreign telecommunications investment rules so outside investors could bring more money into the industry and...

October 7th, 2013 Howard Solomon