MTS continues roll-out of its fibre optic network to in Manitoba

Winnipeg based MTS announced today that it will deploy its fibre-to-the-home network (FiON) in the communities of Neepawa, Minnedosa, Killarney and Carberry Manitoba in early 2012.

MTS currently offers FiON in Waverly West, SElkir, Dauphin, and Steinbach Manitoba.

MTS TV now offers 104 high definition channels

Last week, Digital Home reported that IPTV television provider MTS had begun rolling out a large number of changes to its television line-up along with more than 25 new channels.

With all the new additions, MTS says its now offers 104 high definition (HD) channels, making it one of Canada’s largest broadcst distributor of HD stations.

MTS and Shaw sign deals to carry TSN Jets Channel

Over the last several days, MTS and Shaw have announced a deal with TSN that will see the TSN Jets Channel air on MTS TV, Shaw Cable and Canada’s second largest direct-to-home satellite television service, Shaw Direct.

TSN Jets will broadcast more than 60 regional regular season and pre-season games each season to fans in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Nunavut, the Northwest Territories and parts of Northwestern Ontario.

MTS TV set to upgrade to Mediaroom 2.0

In an email sent to its customers, MTS has announced it will update the Microsoft Mediaroom software that drives its MTS Ultimate Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) service, to Version 2.0 sometime in April.

New MTS TV Service lets you watch six channels at a time

MTS TV, Canada’s largest Internet Protocol television (IPTV) service provider, has announced the addition of two new services which allow Ultimate TV subscribers the ability to watch multiple channels simultaneously.

Ultimate Picks lets television viewers watch up to six channels from a predetermined number of popular channels while My Picks allows customers to customize up to five of their own picks.

MTS TV adds seven multicultural channels to lineup

MTS TV, Canada’s largest Internet Protocol television (IPTV) service provider, has announced the addition of seven new multicultural channels to its lineup.

New channels are available to both Classic TV and Ultimate TV subscribers and include Sony Entertainment Television Asia, TV Polonia, TLN en Espanol, RTR Planeta, ProSiebenSat. 1 Welt, Talentvision and Rai Italia.

MTS accelerates Fibre to the Home deployment in Manitoba

Winnipeg based MTS has announced plans to spend $125 million over the next five years as part of an accelerated deployment of its fibre to the home (FTTH) network, named FiON, in Manitoba.

By the end of 2015, MTS expects to deploy fibre to about 120,000 homes in close to 20 Manitoba communities such as Steinbach, Thompson, The Pas and in areas of Winnipeg.

MTS launches TV Call Display

MTS TV, Canada’s largest Internet Protocol television (IPTV) service provider, today announced it had launched a new feature called TV call display.

The service gives customers the ability to see the name and number of all incoming phone calls on their television screen.

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