Cable & Telecom

MTS strikes tentative agreement with technicians

WINNIPEG - MTS Allstream has reached a tentative contract deal with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) covering approximately 780 Manitoba-based workers who install and repair telephone, Internet and TV lines.A federal conciliator reportedly helped broker the deal hours before the workers were in a position to strike on Tuesday.The agreement is subject to ratification by IBEW members, and the results will be known later this