Access to Gigabit Fibe Internet and next-generation Fibe TV service
CARMAN, MB, April 25, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell MTS and the Town of Carman today announced plans to expand the Bell MTS all-fibre broadband network to approximately 1,600 residences and business locations throughout the town.
These direct fibre connections will offer the Pembina Valley community access to Bell MTS Gigabit Fibe Internet service as well as the innovative Fibe TV television service with 4K picture quality and exclusive viewing features.
"The Town of Carman is excited to partner with Bell MTS to extend high quality broadband connections to those that live, work and visit our community," said Brent Owen, Mayor of the Town of Carman. "Access to high-speed Internet is a priority for Carman and this Bell MTS investment will provide meaningful economic benefits for our community, while helping us keep pace with changing technology."
"We're proud to bring the most advanced broadband services to consumers and businesses alike in the Town of Carman," said Dan McKeen, Vice Chair Bell MTS & Western Canada. "Our billion-dollar capital investment plan for Manitoba continues to deliver new opportunities for communities across the province to engage in the growing digital economy."
Fully funded by Bell MTS, the network expansion includes approximately 40 kilometres of new fibre installation directly to homes and commercial locations throughout Carman. The first customer connections are expected later this year.
About the Town of Carman
The Town of Carman, located less than an hour south west of Winnipeg, keeps you close to the big city in a close-knit and friendly rural environment. Home to over 3,000 residents, our economic prosperity is built on our thriving agricultural services industry. We enjoy a strong sense of community and have cultivated a diverse cultural landscape that can be experienced at the renowned Country Fair or any of the hundreds of community events we host each and every year.
About Bell MTS
Bell MTS is part of BCE, Canada's largest communications company, and provides advanced broadband wireless, TV, Internet and business communication services throughout Manitoba. Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia company with leading television, radio, out of home and digital media assets in Manitoba and across Canada. To learn more, please visit BellMTS.ca or BCE.ca.
The Bell Let's Talk initiative promotes Canadian mental health with national awareness and anti-stigma campaigns like Bell Let's Talk Day and significant Bell funding of community care and access, research and workplace leadership initiatives. To learn more, please visit Bell.ca/LetsTalk.
Town of Carman
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