Customers who subscribe to the season by October 31 will have chance to
see a Jets game from the MTS private suite
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WINNIPEG, Sept. 18, 2011 /CNW/ - MTS today announced that TSN Jets will
be available to its MTS TV customers. The new channel will provide
coverage of Winnipeg Jets 2011-12 home and away games.
"We know that TSN Jets is important to many of our customers and as the
local, full-service telecommunications provider and an official partner
of the Winnipeg Jets, we are pleased to offer TSN Jets to Manitobans,"
said Kelvin Shepherd, President of MTS. "We always strive to provide
our customers with the best choice in programming."
TSN Jets will be available to all MTS TV customers on free preview until
October 31, 2011. Starting Monday, October 3, 2011, MTS TV customers
will be able to sign up for the telecasts that will continue after the
free preview ends. These telecasts will be available for the remainder
of the season for $9.95 per month. Between October 3 and October 31,
2011, customers who commit to purchase the entire season of games will
have a chance to see a Jets game from the MTS private suite.
TSN Jets will be available in standard definition on channel 168 and for
MTS Ultimate TV customers available in high definition on channel 480.
Winnipeg Jets games not carried on TSN Jets will be broadcast nationally
on either TSN or CBC, both of which are part of the MTS TV basic TV
For more information about TSN Jets on MTS TV, please visit www.mts.ca/tsnjets.
MTS is a division 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 5,500 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. 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 are encouraged to visit: www.mtsallstream.com.
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