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Press release from CNW Group

MTS Allstream sponsors up and coming Quebec golfer Danielle Mills - Mills to compete in the CN Canadian Women's Open from August 22 to 28

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

MTS Allstream sponsors up and coming Quebec golfer Danielle Mills - Mills to compete in the CN Canadian Women's Open from August 22 to 2807:17 EDT Wednesday, August 17, 2011Stock Symbol:  MBTMONTREAL, Aug. 17, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - MTS Allstream Inc. ("MTS Allstream") announced today the signing of a sponsorship agreement with 24-year-old professional golfer Danielle Mills from Pointe-Claire, Quebec."Danielle is one of very few Canadian golfers to have qualified for the Canadian Open, which is a tremendous achievement and a testament to her fierce determination and commitment," said Pierre Blouin, CEO, MTS Allstream. "On behalf of all of us at MTS Allstream, I wish Danielle all the best as she embarks on her dream to build a successful professional career. MTS Allstream is very pleased to support her journey."A member of the Royal Montreal Golf Club,  Mills followed a four-year golf program at Elon University in North Carolina, graduating in the spring of 2009. While there, Mills was named Most Valuable Player three years in a row, won three NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) tournaments and received Elon's Female Athlete of the Year Award in her senior year.Mills gained full status on the LPGA Futures Tour in 2010. The Futures Tour prepares the world's best young women professional golfers for a successful career on the LPGA Tour. In addition to playing the full schedule on the Futures Tour, Mills will attend the LPGA qualifying school this fall."I am privileged to have the support of a national company like MTS Allstream and I appreciate their generousity," said Mills. "I would like to thank MTS Allstream for helping me reach my goals."The CN Canadian Women's Open, Canada's only LPGA event, takes place from August 22 to 28, 2011, at the Hillsdale Golf Club in Mirabel, Quebec. Mills joins four other Quebec players at the CN Canadian Women's Open: Isabelle Beisiegel, Sara-Maude Juneau, Maude-Aimée Leblanc and Lisa Meldrum.For more information on Danielle Mills, visit her website: www.daniellemillsgolf.comAbout MTS AllstreamAs one of Canada's leading national communication solutions companies, MTS Allstream provides innovative communications for the way Canadians want to live and work today. In Quebec, MTS Allstream operates under the Allstream brand, with 400 employees committed to servicing more than 10,000 business customers. Allstream is a Canadian leader in IP communications and the only national provider that works exclusively with business customers of all sizes.MTS Allstream is a wholly owned subsidiary of Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. and 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.Forward-looking Statements Disclaimer This news release includes forward-looking statements and information (collectively, the "statements") about our corporate direction, business opportunities, operations, financial objectives,  planned activities, future financial results and performance that are subject to risks, uncertainties and assumptions.  As a consequence, actual results in the future may differ materially from any conclusion, forecast, anticipation or projection in such forward-looking statements.  Examples of statements that constitute forward-looking information may be identified by words such as "believe", "expect", "project", "should", "anticipate", "could", "target", "forecast", "intend", "plan", "outlook", "see", "set", "pending", and other similar terms.Factors that could cause anticipated opportunities and actual results to differ materially include, but are not limited to, matters identified in the "Risks and Uncertainties" section and elsewhere in our most recent annual MD&A and any subsequent quarterly MD&As, as well as our most recent Annual Information Form, all of which are available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.Please note that forward-looking statements reflect our expectations as at the date hereof.  We disclaim any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise except as required by law.For further information: Media:          Daniel Granger T: (514) 840-7990 C: (514) 232-1556