B4U Movies Added to MTS TV

    Bollywood programming increases ethnic diversity

    Stock Symbol: MBT

    WINNIPEG, March 3 /CNW/ - MTS TV, the digital television service offered
by MTS Allstream Inc. ("MTS Allstream"), in collaboration with Asian
Television Network International Limited ("ATN"), has announced the addition
of B4U Movies, the leading Bollywood television network, to its channel
    "B4U Movies is a great addition to MTS TV's already wide range of
programming," said Stan Kurtas, Vice-President Marketing, Consumer Markets,
MTS Allstream. "With the global appeal and increasing popularity of Bollywood,
we are proud to offer our customers more selection of ethnic entertainment."
    B4U Movies is a 24-hour Hindi language channel that provides the complete
Bollywood experience. With the largest library of Bollywood movies, B4U Movies
constantly provides viewers with the best of Bollywood. B4U Movies is more
than just films. This channel offers programming that brings movie stars up
close and personal in a style that is truly international.
    MTS TV gives customers more packages to choose from, so that they can
select more of what they want, and less of what they do not want. For more
information on MTS TV, or to order BFU Movies at $14.99 per month, visit

    About MTS Allstream Inc.

    MTS Allstream Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Manitoba Telecom
Services Inc., and is one of Canada's leading national communication solutions
providers, delivering innovative products and services through the Enterprise
Solutions and Consumer Markets divisions. The Enterprise Solutions division,
which operates under the Allstream brand nationally and under the MTS brand in
Manitoba, is a leading competitor in the national business and wholesale
markets. This division offers customers a portfolio of solutions tailored to
the needs of medium and large businesses looking for success in a world of
rapidly evolving technology - Internet protocol-based communications, unified
communications, voice and data connectivity services. The Consumer Markets
division leads every telecommunications market segment in Manitoba, delivering
a full suite of next generation wireless, high-speed Internet and data,
digital television and wireline voice services under the MTS brand, as well as
small business services across Canada under the Allstream brand, and security
and alarm monitoring services through AAA Alarm Systems Ltd., an affiliate of
MTS Allstream which also operates in other western provinces. MTS Allstream's
extensive national broadband fibre optic network spans more than 24,300
kilometres, and provides international connections through strategic alliances
and interconnection agreements with other international service providers.
Manitoba Telecom Services Inc.'s common shares are listed on The Toronto Stock
Exchange (trading symbol: MBT). For more information, please visit:

For further information:

For further information: Media: Jill Gibson, Corporate Communications
Coordinator, (204) 958-3392, media.relations@mtsallstream.com

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