Cable & Telecom

MTS readies its EV-DO network

WINNIPEG – MTS will launch its new high speed wireless network this spring, the company announced this morning. The EV-DO (Evolution Data Optimized) 3G wireless network will be turned on in Winnipeg and Brandon and the company says it will be the fastest wireless net in the province. Customers will experience data download rates of up to 2.4 Mbps – with average speeds up to five times faster than currently available. "In business today, it's important to spend more time with customers and less time at your desk," said Kelvin Shepherd, president of consumer markets for MTS Allstream Inc. "MTS's...