Stock Symbol: MBT
WINNIPEG, Sept. 6, 2011 /CNW/ - MTS is pleased to announce the addition
of NHL® Centre Ice™ on its MTS Ultimate TV service. MTS Ultimate TV customers
who subscribe to NHL Centre Ice will be able to view up to 40
out-of-market games a week throughout the 2011-12 regular season.
"We are always working to bring our customers the best in television
programming," said Stan Kurtas, Vice President, Marketing, MTS. "NHL
Centre Ice is a great addition to our MTS Ultimate TV service and will
give NHL fans the freedom to follow their favourite teams and players
from across the league."
NHL Centre Ice is designed for hockey fans to watch games outside of
their local market and is one of the best ways to follow the entire
league, subject to local blackouts.
MTS Ultimate TV customers will also have the opportunity to view NHL
Centre Ice for free from October 6 to 23, 2011. Stay tuned for further
details. To order NHL Centre Ice, call 204-225-5687 (CALLMTS) or visit www.mts.ca/nhlci for more information.
MTS is a division of MTS Allstream Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of
Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. As one of Canada's leading national
communication solutions companies, MTS Allstream provides innovative
communications for the way Canadians want to live and work today. The
Company has more than 100 years of experience, with 5,500 employees
across Canada dedicated to a mission of delivering true value as seen
through the eyes of our customers. MTS Allstream has nearly two million
total customer connections spanning business customers across Canada
and residential consumers throughout the province of Manitoba. The
Company's extensive national broadband and fibre optic network spans
almost 30,000 kilometres. Manitoba Telecom Services Inc.'s common
shares are listed on Toronto Stock Exchange (trading symbol: MBT).
Customers, stakeholders and investors who want to learn more about MTS
Allstream are encouraged to visit: www.mtsallstream.com.
NHL and the NHL Shield are registered trademarks and Centre Ice name and
logo and The Game Lives Where You Do are trademarks of the National
Hockey League. NHL and NHL team marks are the property of the NHL and
its teams. All Rights Reserved.
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SOURCE MTS Allstream Inc.
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