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Press release from CNW Group

Allstream revving up support for the Edmonton Indy

Friday, July 20, 2012

Allstream revving up support for the Edmonton Indy12:07 EDT Friday, July 20, 2012Stock Symbol:  MBTTORONTO, July 20, 2012 /CNW/ - Allstream, Canada's all-business communications provider, is pleased to sponsor the Edmonton Indy, taking place July 20-22, 2012. Businesses today have increasing needs for improved collaboration and integrated communications solutions. Allstream provides a comprehensive suite of solutions to their customers, keeping them in control and in the driver's seat."We are very happy to have Allstream, one of Canada's leading communications providers, at the race track as a sponsor of the Edmonton Indy race this weekend," said Ike Janacek, General Manager of the Edmonton Indy."We are thrilled to be sponsoring a premier Canadian racing event like the Edmonton Indy and I am excited to personally join our customers on race day to watch these elite drivers in action." said Dean Prevost, President of Allstream.For more information on the race weekend, please visit: http://www.edmontonindy.comAbout AllstreamAllstream is a Canadian leader in IP communications and the only national communications provider that works exclusively with business customers of all sizes. With nearly 600,000 customer connections, Allstream's momentum is fuelled by the knowledge, skills and entrepreneurial spirit of its 2,500 employees across the country who collaborate with customers to determine their unique communications solutions needs. Supported by its more than 30,000-kilometre nationwide high-performance fibre-optic network, Allstream's broad portfolio of business solutions are built from an array of advanced communications technologies and services including a wide range of innovative, highly-scalable IP-based solutions to help organizations communicate more efficiently and profitably. Allstream takes pride in its commitment to delivering an exceptional customer experience, and has long been recognized by its technology partners for the contributions made to their businesses. Allstream is wholly-owned by Manitoba Telecom Services Inc., which is listed on the TSX (trading symbol: MBT). For information on Allstream's products and solutions, please visit www.allstream.com.Forward-looking Statements DisclaimerThis news release includes forward-looking statements and information (collectively, the "statements") about the Company's corporate direction, business opportunities, operations, financial objectives and 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 or projection in such forward-looking statements. Therefore, forward-looking statements should be considered carefully and undue reliance should not be placed on them. 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 "Material assumptions" section below, the "Risks and uncertainties" section, elsewhere in the Company's 2011 Annual MD&A and 2011 Annual Information Form, all of which are available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.  Please note that forward-looking statements reflect Management's expectations as of today. The Company disclaims 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: Nathan Gibson Corporate Communications 416-345-364 media.relations@mtsallstream.com