MTS Video on Demand offers wireless movie listings 'on the go'

    Customers can see movies available using  Mobile Browser(TM) on cell

    Stock Symbol: MBT

    WINNIPEG, June 14 /CNW/ - In between work, the gym and grabbing some
dinner, choosing a movie to watch tonight just got a lot easier with the
launch of MTS Video on Demand wireless movie listings.
    Customers can now easily see what movies are available on MTS Video on
Demand using the Mobile Browser(TM) service on their cell phones. Once a
customer gets home, MTS TV service allows them to conveniently order the movie
they have picked by simply using their MTS TV remote control.
    "This is yet another service we're offering to make the fast-paced lives
of our customers a little easier," said Kelvin Shepherd, President Consumer
Markets, MTS Allstream. "An MTS customer can now decide what movie they'd like
to watch tonight while they're standing in line at the grocery store, or
picking their child up from school. It's all about convenience."
    By simply going into their cell phone's Mobile Browser service and
selecting Events - Movies - MTS Video on Demand listings, customers can view
MTS Video on Demand content in four categories:

    -   New This Week
    -   Top Ten
    -   Final Showing
    -   New Releases

    Customers will see lists of movie titles and details including ratings
and actors. If they have something specific in mind, the 'search' function
allows them to find it quickly and easily.

    About MTS Allstream

    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
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

For further information:

For further information: Media: Michael Bouliane, Public Affairs
Coordinator, (204) 941-7733,; Investors: Ian
Chadsey, Vice-President Investor Relations, (204) 941-8283,

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