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333 Main Street

PO Box 6666

Winnipeg, MB R3C 3V6




Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. provides high-speed Internet, wireless, digital TV, converged IP and communications services in Canada. The company delivers products and services to its customers in consumer markets in Manitoba and business markets across Canada. Segments The company is organized into two reportable operating segments: the Enterprise Solutions Division and the Consumer Markets Division. Enterprise Solutions division The Enterprise Solutions Division operates under the Allstream brand nationally and under the MTS Allstream brand in Manitoba. This division offers customers a portfolio of solutions tailored to the needs of medium and large businesses looking for success in a world of evolving technology – Internet protocol (IP)-based communications, unified communications, voice and data connectivity, and professional services. The Enterprise Solutions division operates a national broadband fibre optic network that spans approximately 27,900 kilometers, and provides international connections through strategic alliances and interconnection agreements with other international service providers. Consumer Markets division The Consumer Markets Division delivers a suite of next generation wireless, high-speed Internet and data, digital television and wireline voice services under the MTS brand in Manitoba, as well as security and alarm monitoring services through AAA Alarm Systems Ltd., a subsidiary of the company, which also operates in other western provinces. In addition, the Consumer Markets division is a service provider in the national small business telecommunications market in Manitoba, as well as outside the province, providing customers in targeted major Canadian centers with a range of business Internet, data and voice services under the Allstream brand. Services Wireless: The company’s wireless portfolio consists of cellular, wireless data, Paging, FleetNet 800, and Press2Talk, which it offers in the Manitoba market. Data: The company’s data line of business includes provision of data, Internet and professional services. Data services connect data, video and voice networks to establish private connections across office locations and to integrate traffic over secure networks. The company provides a range of Internet connectivity services to serve the needs of residential customers in Manitoba and business customers across the country. It also offers various hosting and security services to business customers across Canada. Local: The company's local services include basic voice connections for residential and business customers, including enhanced calling features (such as Call Answer, Call Display, Call Waiting and 3-Way Calling), payphone, and wholesale services provided to third parties. Through its Enterprise Solutions division, the company provides a range of local services to business customers on a national basis. These services allow customers to complete calls in their local calling areas and to access long distance, cellular networks and the Internet. Long distance: Long distance services enable residential customers in Manitoba and business customers across Canada to communicate with destinations outside the local exchange. The company’s long distance voice service portfolio includes basic, domestic, cross-border and international outbound long distance, basic and enhanced toll-free services, calling cards and audio conferencing, as well as various enhanced long distance services and features. Other – The company's other services include its digital television services and miscellaneous items. Its digital television service is offered across its broadband network platform and is targeted at residential customers in Winnipeg. Miscellaneous items primarily consist of security and alarm monitoring services, and the sale and maintenance of terminal equipment. Acquisitions In January 2008, the company acquired the outstanding shares of ICU Technologies Inc., a provider of video conferencing solutions in Ontario. History Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. was founded in 1933.


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