Category: MTS

MTS to launch BlackBerry Storm2, Tour2 & Hero?

Some possible good news for those MTS customers when it comes to new devices. It seems they have been a bit lax on releasing new phones/smartphones as the last device was the stellar Sanyo PRO-700. HoFo Member “codwif” was inquiring about what is coming up and MTS responded with the following info: “Thanks for your

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MTS to launch BlackBerry Curve 8530 soon

Majority of the carriers will now offer the uber-affordable BlackBerry Curve 8520 or 8530. We recently saw TELUS and Virgin offer this and Fido will release the 8520 on February 17th ($400 outright or $50 with a 3-year contract). For all those over in Manitoba who don’t want to be left out of the Curve

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MTS improves CDMA coverage in Alberta and British Columbia

MTS is continuing to build out their CDMA network. A couple weeks ago they announced 8 new Manitoba communities will get better coverage and now improved CDMA wireless data coverage is available to residents in Alberta and British Columbia (Victoria, Vancouver, Calgary, and Edmonton). Kelvin Shepherd, President, MTS stated “We are pleased to be able

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MTS expanding CDMA network to 11,000 Manitobans

MTS entered into an agreement with Rogers to build out their new HSPA wireless network by the end of 2010… but news todays comes in the form of CDMA! The folks over at MTS have announced that 8 new Manitoba communities (Churchill, Split Lake, Oxford House, Snow Lake, Bisset, Middlebro, Ebb and Flow and Fisher

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MTS to bring on Android devices in Spring of 2010

HoFo member “drewlsvern” was curious last week about when MTS would join the game and add an Android device to their lineup. A reply was sent back from his requested that stated: “Thank you for the email. MTS is in discussions with several manufacturers of Android devices however nothing has been decided yet. The goal

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MTS releases rugged Sanyo PRO-700

Just in time for the winter storms… MTS has released the Sanyo PRO-700. This is a rugged device that meets military standards and can withstand dust, shock, vibrations. Perfect for those cool Manitoba days! Quick specs and features of the Pro-700 are that it weighs in at 108 grams with overall dimensions of 102.3 x

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MTS releases the rugged Moto VE465

MTS has launched the Motorola Moto VE465.This is a rugged device that has 2 two color displays (internal is 1.9 inches with a resolution of 176 x 220, external display is 96 x 80 pixels). The VE 465 has a 1.3 megapixel camera (4x digital zoom) that has video capabilities, 2.5mm Headset Jack, MP3 Player

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MTS Q3 results: Revenues up 7.3% and subscribers grow to 451,916

MTS has reported their Q3 2009 results and even though Pierre Blouin, MTS CEO, said “Our third quarter results reflect the continued impact of economic challenges facing Canada’s business market”… you would never know it from looking at their wireless business. Here are some highlights from the positive quarter: – Q3 Wireless revenues increased 7.3%

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MTS launches Novatel Wireless MiFi 2200

MTS is first to launch the ultra slim Novatel Wireless MiFi 2200. This is about the size of a credit card in length and 8 cards thickness. The MiFi 2200 is a portable device that gives you broadband wireless data. MTS says that it will deliver “the ultimate in personal freedom, the MiFi 2200 Intelligent

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