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Executives share rationale for KMTS-Bell Aliant merger: Q&A Part I

News | 02/28/2008 2:24 pm EST

Pending competition from cablecos and the prospect of seeing red ink within three to five years are among the main reasons Kenora Municipal Telephone System (KMTS) started merger talks with a Bell Canada subsidiary about 18 months ago, say executives with both companies. This month, the CRTC approved the acquisition – signaling the end of another municipally owned telco.

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