Allstream to provide IP connectivity to all Canadian KMH labs
Stock Symbol: MBT
Allstream today announced that it has signed a four-year contract to continue providing secure IP network service to KMH Cardiology and Diagnostic Centres (KMH), North America’s largest provider of nuclear cardiology services.
KMH will use Allstream’s Managed Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) service to increase productivity, tighten security, and strengthen business continuity with improved site-to-site connectivity across eight KMH sites in the province of Ontario. KMH will also receive round-the-clock network management from Allstream.
Dean Prevost, President of Allstream said, “KMH is a dynamic and growing business, and our MPLS service can play a key role in supporting that growth, while connecting employees and improving the efficiency of their operations across Ontario.”
Allstream’s MPLS service simplifies and streamlines IP addressing to optimize data networks without the use of authentication, encryption or tunneling protocols. Together, this provides a secure mode of transport for a defined set of users including employees, partners and customers.
“Allstream demonstrated a commitment to collaborate with us to meet our needs, and our clients’ needs in a cost-effective way,” said Anton Ionescu, Director of IT for KHM. “Allstream’s deep portfolio of IP solutions will give us the tools to ensure we can meet our technology requirements today and in the future.”
For more information on Allstream services and solutions, visit our new and improved website at www.allstream.com.
About KMH Cardiology and Diagnostic Centres
KMH provides access to rapidly-evolving medical technology, state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and highly qualified specialists.
KMH has grown from a single facility in 1988 to become the largest provider of Nuclear Cardiology services in North America. KMH services include Nuclear Medicine, Cardiology and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) diagnostic services. Physician practice management solutions by KMH further enhance patient care by providing access to specialist consultations and treatment.
More than 85,000 patients visit KMH annually after being referred by physicians, insurance companies, employers and other third party service providers. KMH has successfully administered more than 600,000 cardiology, nuclear cardiology and nuclear medicine diagnostic tests and more than 40,000 magnetic resonance imaging scans.
KMH consistently provides a high level of service which has created a strong rapport within the healthcare community. KMH is well recognized by more than 10,000 physicians and has established a preferred provider relationship within the insurance and health services industry.
Allstream is a Canadian leader in IP communications and the only national provider that works exclusively with business customers of all sizes. For more information on Allstream services and solutions, please visit www.allstream.com.
Allstream is a division of MTS Allstream Inc. (“MTS Allstream”), 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 5,500 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: www.mtsallstream.com.
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