MTS's 4G LTE Wireless Network provides download speeds of up to 75 Mbps
to customers in Winnipeg and Brandon
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WINNIPEG, MB, Sept. 25, 2012 /CNW/ - MTS is proud to be the first to
offer Manitobans Long Term Evolution (LTE) Wireless technology. LTE is
known as the gold standard in wireless technologies and recognized as
the world's fastest mobile network. Since the end of August, customers
on MTS's 4G LTE Wireless Network have been enjoying even faster speeds
while surfing the Internet, downloading content and streaming videos
"We continue to invest in bringing Manitobans the most advanced
technology the industry has to offer," said MTS President Kelvin
Shepherd. "We are pleased with the performance of our new network, and
with its deployment, MTS continues to offer the best overall wireless
data experience to more Manitobans than any other provider in
MTS's 4G LTE Wireless Network is currently available in Winnipeg and
Brandon and complements its 4G HSPA+ Wireless services. MTS plans to
expand its new network to more communities across Manitoba in 2013.
Customers who do not reside in a 4G LTE coverage area are still able to
take advantage of MTS's new 4G LTE wireless devices on the current 4G
HSPA+ wireless network.
Please visit www.mts.ca/4glte to learn more about MTS's new 4G LTE Wireless Network and see the MTS
LTE devices offered. MTS will continue to expand its handset line-up as
new LTE-enabled devices become available.
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 LTE, 4G HSPA+, 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 more than 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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