Media Advisory - Bell and MTS showcase innovations driving the future of entertainment at Interstellar Rodeo

WINNIPEG, Aug. 9, 2016 /CNW/ - Media can get a sneak peek at Bell Fibe TV, Gigabit Fibe Internet and other cutting-edge communications technologies that Bell MTS will deliver to Manitobans following the completion of the Bell-MTS transaction. Media can also take part in a unique immersive virtual reality experience.

When:

Friday, August 12, 2016


9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.



Where:

The Bell MTS Box at Interstellar Rodeo


The Forks



Who

Nicolas Poitras (Vice President, Bell Residential Services, Bell)


Mirko Bibic (Executive Vice President, Corporate Development, Bell)


Paul Beauregard (Chief Corporate and Strategy Officer & Corporate Secretary, MTS)

 

Media are invited to attend this interactive event at their own convenience during the two hour availability. A digital press kit including images will be available for download.

About MTS
At MTS, we're proud to be Manitoba's leading information and communications technology provider. We're dedicated to delivering a full suite of services for Manitobans – Internet, Wireless, TV, Phone Service and Security Systems plus a full suite of Information Solutions, including Unified Cloud and Managed Services. You can count on MTS to make connecting your world easy.

We live where we work and actively give back to organizations that strengthen our communities. Through MTS Future First, we provide sponsorships, grants and scholarships, value-in-kind support and volunteer commitment in Manitoba.

MTS Inc. is wholly owned by Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. (TSX: MBT). For more on MTS' products and services, visit mts.ca. For investor information, visit www.mts.ca/aboutus.

About Bell
Canada's largest communications company, Bell provides consumer, business and government customers with a comprehensive and innovative suite of broadband wireless, TV, Internet and business communication services from Bell Canada and Bell Aliant. Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio, out of home and digital media. Founded in 1880, Bell is wholly owned by Montréal'-based BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE). To learn more, please visit Bell.ca.

The Bell Let's Talk initiative promotes Canadian mental health with national awareness and anti-stigma campaigns like Bell Let's Talk Day and significant Bell funding of community care and access, research, and workplace initiatives. To learn more, please visit Bell.ca/LetsTalk

SOURCE MTS

Image with caption: "Bell Canada (CNW Group/MTS)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20160809_C1573_PHOTO_EN_749863.jpg

Image with caption: "MTS (CNW Group/MTS)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20160809_C1573_PHOTO_EN_749864.jpg

For further information: Media: MTS: Jeremy Sawatzky, 204-958-3230, media.relations@mts.ca; Bell: Michelle Michalak, 416-215-3021, michelle.michalak@bell.ca

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