MTS celebrates grand opening of the new multi-plex facility
WINNIPEG (Manitoba), le 24 septembre 2010 - Today, MTS is pleased to announce the grand opening of the MTS Iceplex, the 172,000 square foot multi-plex facility located just west of the city.
"We are very excited that the MTS Iceplex is now officially open," said Kelvin Shepherd, President, MTS. "Visitors to the MTS Iceplex can experience many of MTS's most advanced services, while enjoying the other amenities this outstanding new facility has to offer."
In April, True North Sports & Entertainment Limited announced the new sporting facility would be named the MTS Iceplex as part of a naming rights partnership agreement for the entire complex. Through its partnership with True North, MTS has supplied the new facility with a full suite of advanced communications services, including improved wireless coverage for inside the facility, Wi-Fi connectivity for Internet access, and MTS Ultimate TV service.
The MTS Iceplex will not only serve as the primary practice facility for the American Hockey League's Manitoba Moose, but will also be home to the Manitoba Junior Hockey League's Winnipeg Blues.
MTS is a business unit 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 6,000 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. 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 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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