MTS Adding More Feature-Packed Devices to Its Handset Line-Up for New 4G Wireless Network

Mar 22, 2011 | Corporate Member News

Stock Symbol: MBT

Nokia C6-00, Nokia Surge and Motorola SPICE(TM) available soon

MTS customers will soon be able to choose from an even greater list of feature-rich devices on the MTS 4G wireless network. The line-up will soon include the Nokia C6-00, Nokia Surge, and the Motorola SPICE(TM).

Kelvin Shepherd

“We’ve been listening carefully to our customers throughout Manitoba and responding to their needs with an extensive line-up of devices that will be offered on our new 4G network,” said Kelvin Shepherd, President, MTS. “The Nokia and Motorola devices offer great features that our wireless subscribers will appreciate.”

MTS is adding the Nokia C6-00 and the Nokia Surge to its wireless handset line-up. The Nokia C6-00 is a feature-rich device that offers the convenience of both a touch screen and slide out QWERTY keyboard. The Nokia Surge is a sleek, all-in-one device that offers full data features, including Internet connectivity and quick messaging with a slide-and-hide QWERTY keyboard. Both devices offer a number of great features through Ovi by Nokia such as Ovi Maps which provide voice-guided, turn-by-turn navigation.

The Android(TM)-powered Motorola SPICE, will also be available on the new 4G Wireless Network. The Motorola SPICE has a slide-out, full QWERTY design, large display with pinch to zoom and swipe navigation. The handset offers customers an all-in-one music player that includes a music library, FM radio and song recognition while providing a PC-like web experience with a full HTML browser and Adobe(R) Flash(R) Lite(R) 3 support.

All devices will be available at MTS retail outlets throughout Manitoba. For more information about the full range of new service bundles and exciting new smartphones and handsets that will be available on the Company’s 4G network, please visit

About MTS

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 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. 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:

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For further information: Media: Gillian Giesbrecht, MTS Corporate Communications, (204) 958-3392, [email protected]

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