Customers can now choose from seven new channels offering programming
in seven different languages
Stock Symbol: MBT
WINNIPEG, Aug. 19 /CNW/ - MTS is pleased to announce that MTS TV has
launched an impressive lineup of seven new multicultural channels. These
new channels offer programming in seven different languages which
include Hindi, Polish, Spanish, Russian, German, Mandarin and Italian.
"These channels are great additions to our already popular MTS TV
service," said Stan Kurtas, Vice President, Marketing, MTS Allstream.
"Manitoba features a great diversity of cultures, and MTS is very
pleased to offer services that reflect this on a TV service that is
among the most popular and advanced in Canada."
New channels are available to both Classic TV and Ultimate TV
subscribers and include Sony Entertainment Television Asia, TV Polonia,
TLN en Español, RTR Planeta, ProSiebenSat. 1 Welt, Talentvision and Rai
To find out more about these new multicultural channels, please visit
our website at href="www.mts.ca/tv/multicultural">www.mts.ca/tv/multicultural.
MTS is a business unit 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 6,000 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. MTS Allstream is a
proud sponsor of Cindy Klassen, 2006 World Champion and Canada's
greatest Olympian, and a proud contributor to the Canadian Museum for
Human Rights. 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 services are
encouraged to visit: href="www.mtsallstream.com">www.mtsallstream.com.
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