Residents living in Churchill now have access to the MTS 4G HSPA wireless network.
The Manitoba telco flipped the switch Wednesday night in the northern community — one of six to receive the service this year.
Customers will be able to download mobile apps and stream video up to five times faster than the CDMA network they experienced previously.
“This is great news for Churchill, and I’d like to thank MTS for the continual investment in our community,” said Churchill Mayor Michael Spence. “Churchill is an international destination and the launch of this wireless service is another great feature to add to our community.”
MTS has also committed $25,000 for a five-year commitment to the Duke of Marlborough School’s breakfast program.
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