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Manitoba Telecom Services

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Manitoba Telecom Services Template:Tsx, or MTS, (formerly Manitoba Telephone System) is the primary telecommunications carrier in the Canadian province of Manitoba and the third largest telecommunications provider in Canada with 7000 employees. It provides local and long-distance phone services, television service, and wireless services including digital PCS, cellular, and paging. In 2004, MTS acquired Allstream.

MTS is the descendant company of Manitoba Government Telephones which went into operation in January 1908, eventually absorbing all private telephone operations in the province. In 1996 in a controversial decision, the Provincial government decided to sell the Manitoba Telephone System to private shareholders.

External Link

Historical Society - Early history of the telephone system of Manitoba (http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/transactions/3/telephone.shtml|Manitoba)

MTS web site (http://www.mts.ca/)Template:Corp-stub

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