Killarney now home to award-winning MTS Ultimate TV and very high-speed
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KILLARNEY, MB, Dec. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - MTS is now offering residents of
Killarney state-of-the-art telecommunications and entertainment
services courtesy of its fibre optic network, the MTS FiON® Network. Killarney residents now have access to very high-speed
Internet services and MTS's innovative television service, MTS Ultimate
MTS Ultimate TV features over 420 channels, a wide variety of
informative and entertaining apps, and access to Video on Demand and
Pay-Per-View events. Subscribers will also be able to pause and rewind
live TV from any room in the house with the Whole Home PVR.
"MTS is proud to bring this world-class technology to Killarney," said
MTS President Kelvin Shepherd. "With its many features and over 120 HD
channels - including 13 added just last week - MTS Ultimate TV offers
one of the richest viewing experiences in the market today."
The MTS FiON Network also powers MTS's newest and fastest high-speed
Internet plans which offer unlimited usage and are exclusively
available in communities where MTS has launched its fibre optic
network. Killarney is now one of nine communities in Manitoba that has
access to download speeds of up to 250 Mbps and upload speeds of up to
Today Killarney Mayor Rick Pauls and MTS President Kelvin Shepherd
joined dozens of Killarney residents at the Broadway Avenue MTS Connect
Store to celebrate the launch of the new network.
"We appreciate the substantial investment MTS has made in our
community," said Mayor Rick Pauls. "With the introduction of this new
fibre optic network, Killarney residents have access to some of the
most advanced telecommunications services available today."
As part of the today's celebrations in the community, a Killarney
resident won a 40-inch LED HD Toshiba TV plus six months of free MTS
Ultimate TV service.
MTS is investing $125 million over several years to deploy its
fibre-to-the-home network to 120,000 homes in Manitoba. Since 2010, MTS
has launched the MTS FiON Network in Selkirk, Steinbach, Dauphin, Thompson, The Pas, Neepawa,
Carberry, Minnedosa, Killarney, and select areas of Winnipeg.
For more information on the MTS FiON Network and MTS Ultimate TV service
please visit mts.ca.
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, 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 over 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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