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MTS to offer iPhone 4S in Manitoba on October 28, 2011

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

MTS to offer iPhone 4S in Manitoba on October 28, 201111:16 EDT Wednesday, October 26, 2011Stock Symbol:  MBTWINNIPEG, Oct. 26, 2011 /CNW/ - MTS today announced it will offer iPhone 4S to customers in Manitoba beginning Friday, October 28. iPhone 4S will be available starting at $159.99 for the 16GB model, $269.99 for the 32GB model and $369.99 for the 64GB model from MTS Connect retail stores. iPhone 4 will cost just $49.99 for the 8GB model. iPhone 4S is the most amazing iPhone yet, packed with incredible new features including Apple's dual-core A5 chip for blazing fast performance and stunning graphics; an all new camera with advanced optics and full 1080p HD resolution video recording. With the launch of iPhone 4S also comes the launch of iOS 5, the world's most advanced mobile operating system with over 200 new features; and iCloud, a breakthrough set of free cloud services that work with your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac or PC to automatically and wirelessly store your content in iCloud and push it to all your devices."MTS is thrilled to add the incredible iPhone 4S to our wireless line-up and we believe our customers will continue to benefit from the best iPhone rate plans in Manitoba," said Kelvin Shepherd, President MTS. "Customers who purchase iPhone 4S from MTS will also benefit from access to our unlimited data plans and free access to all MTS Wi-Fi Hotspots."MTS will offer a range of rate plans tailored for iPhone customers: Plan 1Plan 2Plan 3Monthly Fee$45$55$75Voice Credit (minutes) 250 anytime, and unlimited from 6pm to 7am,Mon-Fri, and all weekend300 anytime, and unlimited from 6pm to 7am,Mon-Fri, and all weekend350 anytime, and unlimited from 6pm to 7am,Mon-Fri, and all weekendSMS/MMS Credit (messages)UnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedBonus ValuePick 5 LocalFree cell-to-cell long distance from ManitobaInsider CallingFree cell-to-cell long distance from ManitobaInsider CallingFree cell-to-cell long distance from ManitobaData Included(MB per month)1,000 MB+250MB tetheringUnlimited+250MB tetheringUnlimited+Unlimited tethering iPhone 4 8GB$49.99iPhone 4S 16GB$159.99iPhone 4S 32GB$269.99iPhone 4S 64GB$369.99MTS is also offering iPhone 3GS for free with plans starting at $45.For more information on iPhone, please visit: www.apple.com/iphone.About MTS MTS is a division of MTS Allstream Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. As one of Canada's leading national communication solutions companies, MTS Allstream provides innovative communications for the way Canadians want to live and work today. The Company 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:           Selena Hinds MTS Corporate Communications 204-941-8576 media.relations@mtsallstream.com