May 6, 2010 (Canada NewsWire Group) --
Stock Symbol: MBTManitoba Telecom Services Inc. (the "Company" or "MTS Allstream") , held its annual general and special meeting of shareholders today, where the election of directors occurred and the Board of Directors announced the retirement of director and former
"Where it counts, for the products that will be the foundation of our business in the future - broadband, wireless, television and converged IP - MTS Allstream delivered solid growth," said CEO
In his address
Thomas E. Stefanson retired from the Board of Directors after 21 years of service, including 20 as Chairman, and his contribution was acknowledged by
In addition, Deloitte & Touche LLP was reappointed as the auditors of the Company. As well, certain housekeeping amendments to the Company's by-laws were confirmed. Additional information on the business of the meeting is contained in the company's Management Proxy Circular, which was filed and mailed to shareholders on
For more information on the annual general meeting and a copy of the Chair's and CEO's remarks, visit the investors section of www.mtsallstream.com.
About Manitoba Telecom Services Inc.
Manitoba Telecom Services Inc., through its wholly-owned subsidiary MTS Allstream Inc., is one of Canada's leading national communication solutions companies, providing innovative communications for the way Canadians want to live and work today. The Company has more than 100 years of experience, with 6,000 employees across