New MTS flagship store puts the customer first

Polo Park store embodies a renewed focus on the customer experience

WINNIPEG, Sept. 18, 2015 /CNW/ - (TSX:MBT) MTS, Manitoba's leading full-service information and telecommunications provider, today unveiled a new flagship store at Polo Park. The store is designed based on customers' feedback, and is a fully-integrated part of the MTS customer experience.

"Our customers asked for an MTS store that is open and inviting, interactive, and comfortable," said Jay Forbes, CEO of MTS. "Everything here has been designed with the single purpose of making the experience as easy and enjoyable as possible for our customers." 

The store features interactive display areas that allow hands-on demonstrations of MTS products and services, and how those services work together. In addition to being able to upgrade to a new Smartphone, subscribe to Manitoba's leading internet services or check out MTS Ultimate TV, customers can get support for all of their MTS services at the new customer service area. 

"The associates in our stores are dedicated to helping our customers," added Forbes. "They will be your trusted guides in a mobile and completely interconnected world."

For more information about MTS stores, please visit www.mts.ca/

About MTS Inc.
MTS is Manitoba's leading communications company, connecting people and places with wireless, high-speed Internet, TV, home phone and security services. MTS also offers a full suite of business solutions, including information technology, data storage and cloud computing through EPIC Information Solutions and MTS Data Centres.  Founded more than a century ago and deeply rooted in the community, MTS provides grants, scholarships, sponsorships and volunteer support to youth-serving organizations across the province through MTS Future First. MTS is wholly owned by Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. (TSX: MBT). For more on MTS's products and services, visit www.mts.ca.

Forward-looking Statements Disclaimer
This news release includes forward-looking statements and information (collectively, the "statements") about MTS's products and services that are subject to risks, uncertainties and assumptions. As a consequence, actual results in the future may differ materially from any conclusion, forecast or projection in such forward-looking statements. Therefore, forward-looking statements should be considered carefully and undue reliance should not be placed on them. Examples of statements that constitute forward-looking information may be identified by words such as "believe", "expect", "project", "should", "anticipate", "could", "target", "forecast", "intend", "plan", "outlook", "see", "set", "pending", and other similar terms.

Factors that could cause anticipated opportunities and actual results to differ materially include, but are not limited to, matters identified in the "Material assumptions" section and the "Risks and uncertainties" section of the Company's 2014 Annual Management's Discussion & Analysis and 2014 Annual Information Form, both of which are available on SEDAR www.sedar.com.

Please note that forward-looking statements reflect Management's expectations as at the date hereof. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.

SOURCE Manitoba Telecom Services Inc.

For further information: Media: Andrew Parkinson, Corporate Communications, 204 958-3230, media.relations@mtsallstream.com; Investors: Paul Peters, Investor Relations, 204 941-6178, investor.relations@mtsallstream.com

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