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 a two-year joint project by the municipality and telecommunications company, Manitoba Telecom Services

Published on: November 5th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

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 increase competition. But in its first decision dealing with a foreign acquisition the

Published on: October 7th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Allstream adds another Chicago POP

Allstream has added a second point of presence in Chicago to expand its IP network access into the U.S. The business division of Manitoba Telecom Services (MTS), Allstream said the new POP will

Published on: July 23rd, 2013 Howard Solomon

Wind Mobile financier back in Canada

 Manitoba Telecom Services is getting out of the national business market in a deal that might end up re-invigorating wireless carrier Wind Mobile. But it also raises the possibility of MTS being bought by

Published on: May 24th, 2013 Howard Solomon

MTS to provide Shared Services Canada network

Shared Services Canada, which is integrating a number of IT and telecommunications services across the federal government, has picked Manitoba’s phone company as its IP backbone carrier.  Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. said Friday

Published on: December 21st, 2012 Howard Solomon

Telus earnings up, MTS down in Q2

Two of the country’s biggest phone companies reported quarterly financial results this week, with wireless data revenue giving both a boost. This morning Telus Corp., the incumbent phone carrier in British Columbia and

Published on: August 3rd, 2012 Howard Solomon

Cabinet agrees with CRTC on Ethernet

The federal Cabinet Friday has refused to overturn last year’s decision by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to classify Ethernet services as essential services, whereby incumbent local exchange carriers would be told

Published on: December 11th, 2009 greg meckbach and howard solomon

MTS invests $50-million in cellular

Manitoba Telecom Services (MTS) Inc. announced Thursday it will be spending $50-million to expand its digital cellular service in the south and central parts of the province over the next year.

Published on: January 5th, 2001 staff

Manitoba Telecom Services expands into e-business

Winnipeg-based Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. (MTS) recently launched Qunara e-solutions, an e-business division residing in MTS Advanced Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of MTS.

Published on: November 16th, 2000 Carly Suppa