Cable & Telecom

MTS cuts the ribbon on Manitoba’s first Tier III data centre

WINNIPEG – MTS has officially opened its new data centre, billed as the most advanced commercial data centre in Manitoba.The $53 million, 64,000 square feet MTS Data Centres Waverley facility was built in accordance with Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards and can accommodate up to 800 cabinets of IT equipment, says the company's news release.  The facility boasts multiple connections to MTS's high-capacity telecommunications networks that provide connectivity throughout Manitoba and across Canada.MTS CEO Jay Forbes said that Manitoba's suitability to data management and co-location services is due to its stable, cooler climate, lower energy costs and central...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.