City of Brandon Selects MTS Allstream's FleetNet 800(TM) Service for Brandon Police Service

    Stock Symbol: MBT

    WINNIPEG, June 26 /CNW/ - MTS Allstream Inc. ("MTS Allstream") is pleased
to continue its valued relationship with the City of Brandon after being
selected to supply FleetNet 800(TM) ("FleetNet") mobile and portable radios to
the Brandon Police Service ("BPS"). BPS dispatch radio equipment operates on
MTS Allstream's FleetNet network to provide secure, province-wide, voice
communications between BPS members and most public safety organizations in
    "MTS Allstream is proud to provide the members of the Brandon Police
Service with a reliable wireless dispatch service that provides maximum
responsiveness," said Dean Prevost, President Enterprise Solutions, MTS
Allstream. "I know the Brandon Police Service is deeply committed to serving
the citizens of Brandon. Our customized mobile radio services and extensive
coverage in Manitoba means the members of the force can maintain comprehensive
awareness of any situation to help ensure the utmost safety to all residents
in Brandon."
    FleetNet is one of the largest geographical trunked radio networks in the
world and is designed to the highest public safety standards. The City of
Brandon has been using secure voice dispatch services over the company's
FleetNet network since 1997. Over 300 City of Brandon radios use the FleetNet
    For more information on MTS Allstream's FleetNet service, visit

    About MTS Allstream

    MTS Allstream is 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. In 2008, MTS Allstream had 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 The Toronto Stock Exchange (trading symbol: MBT).
Customers, stakeholders and investors who want learn more about MTS Allstream
services, markets, community commitments and record of creating shareholder
value are encouraged to visit:

For further information:

For further information: Media: Jill Gibson, MTS Allstream Corporate
Communications, (204) 958-3392,; Investors:
Paul Peters, MTS Allstream Investor Relations, (204) 941-6178,

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