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Bell MTS defends service in Manitoba after CCPA study

telecom | 07/12/2023 5:20 pm EDT

BCE Inc. subsidiary Bell MTS has responded to a report criticizing how the telecom has operated since it was privatized in 1996. The initial study came from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Bell bought the independent MTS six years ago. “Since 2017, Bell MTS...

MTS launches single Internet service for home and on the go

telecom | 06/23/2015 9:02 pm EDT

Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. launched a new plan Tuesday that integrates home Internet and wireless data service in one package, which analysts agreed is an indication of the ongoing trend toward Internet connectivity becoming telecoms’ core product. The plan, called Total Internet, offers unlimited home Internet service at 10 Mbps and wireless service, its website outlines. Plans start from $60 for one person to $160 for five smartphones, though customers can upgrade the speed for an extra monthly fee. The service also includes access to MTS’ hotspots, a press release noted....

Disney says pick-and-pay hurts TV broadcasters

Media | 09/15/2014 7:58 pm EDT

GATINEAU, Que. —Walt Disney Co. on Monday warned the CRTC against a move toward pick-and-pay television. Susan Fox, Disney’s vice-president of government relations, told the commission that having broad distribution...