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MTS Launches LTE Roaming within Canada, USA and International Locations

MTS and Rogers currently have a network sharing agreement in place and today the former has announced it too has launched LTE roaming within Canada, the USA and international locations (Rogers first announced international roaming back in January for devices which support the 2600MHz LTE band). "MTS is proud that our customers have the ability...

MTS to Expand Wi-Fi Service to 350 City of Winnipeg Community Facilities

MTS has announced it has partnered with the City of Winnipeg to expand its MTS Wi-Fi service to community facilities such as libraries, arenas, rec centres and other sites: "It has been a commitment of mine to provide the services that Winnipeggers need to stay connected when visiting our civic facilities, and this agreement does...

MTS Launches 4G LTE Network in Ste. Anne

MTS has announced the launch of its 4G LTE network in Ste. Anne, the sixth community in Manitoba to receive the faster wireless network in 2013.  "MTS committed to connecting six more Manitoba communities to its 4G LTE wireless network before the end of 2013, and with the addition of Ste. Anne, we completed our...

Ottawa Nixes MTS-Allstream Deal Over National Security Concerns

Last month MTS publicly stated it planned to skip the 700MHz wireless spectrum auction to focus on local networks. Another reason was the fact it had a pending $520 million sale of its nationwide AllStream fiber optic network to Accelero Capital Holdings, which belongs to Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris, the original backer of WIND Mobile. The...

SaskTel and MTS Launch iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c Sales Today [u]

SaskTel and MTS announced they would be launching sales of the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c on October 1 and that day has arrived. MTS has updated their website to list iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c prices, which as expected, are in line with Rogers, Telus and Bell on two year plans. The prices are as...

SaskTel, MTS to Launch iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c Sales on October 1

SaskTel and MTS have announced they will offer the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c on October 1, which falls in line with other US regional carriers also selling the device on the same date (via MacRumors). SaskTel let people know on Twitter both phones were coming October 1: https://twitter.com/SaskTel/status/382901092876828672 https://twitter.com/SaskTel/status/382908643894906882 Both iPhone models are listed on...

MTS Plans to Skip Upcoming 700MHz Wireless Spectrum Auction

Regional carrier Manitoba Telecom Services (MTS) says it plans to bypass the upcoming 700MHz spectrum auction for airwaves outside of the province. The reason? MTS recently sold its nation-wide Allstream fiber optic network in May which essentially put an end to any plans to expand across Canada to go along with existing landline and internet...

MTS iPhone 5 Changes to 2-Year Terms, Prices Remains $179

Carriers have continued to move voice and data plans to two-year terms, to prepare for the upcoming CRTC Wireless Code set to take place this winter. MTS, which earlier announced the launch of 4G LTE in Steinbach, has also changed its iPhone 5 terms to two years, with a minimum voice and data plan of...

MTS Launches 4G LTE Network in Steinbach

MTS has announced it has launched its 4G LTE network in Steinbach, Manitoba's third largest city. The company says this launch marks the fifth city to receive LTE in 2013, with one more to come. "MTS is significantly expanding its 4G LTE wireless footprint in 2013," said MTS President Kelvin Shepherd. "The launch of this...