The world's best-selling smartphone joins MTS's wireless handset line-up
(ENP Newswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) ENP Newswire - 14 December 2012
Release date- 13122012 - WINNIPEG, MB - MTS today announced that Samsung's best-selling smartphone, the Galaxy S III, is the newest addition to MTS's roster of LTE-enabled devices.
The 16GB version of the Samsung Galaxy S III, in either Marble White or Pebble Blue, is now available at MTS Connect stores throughout Manitoba.
'The Galaxy S III has been placed at the top of several 'best smartphone' lists this year,' said MTS President Kelvin Shepherd. 'This device is truly top-of-the-line, and I'm pleased it will be available to our customers in time for the holidays.'
Powered by the very latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Operating System, the device features a 4.8 inch HD Super AMOLED screen providing a premium display of photos, games, and videos. The Galaxy S III also features an 8MP camera with 1080p HD video recording capabilities, a 4X zoom feature, and a wide range of shot modes and camera effects.
'This device has some of the most advanced features of any handset available on the market today,' added Mr. Shepherd. 'Smart Stay intuitively senses when the screen is being watched, so the screen won't 'fall asleep' in the middle of a video. And, S Beam wirelessly transfers movies, music, and photos between two Galaxy S IIIs with just a tap of the devices.'
MTS Galaxy S III subscribers will have access to the MTS 4G LTE Network, Manitoba's only 4G LTE Network which offers download speeds of up to 75 Mbps. And, with 97% of the Manitoba population covered by MTS's 4G HSPA+ Network, they will continue to have great high speed coverage outside of Winnipeg and Brandon. Customers will also benefit from over 185 MTS Wi-Fi hotspots across Manitoba.
For more information on MTS devices and offers, please visit the nearest MTS Connect store or go to www.mts.ca/wireless.
MTS is the leading full-service communications provider for residential and business customers in Manitoba. The company's suite of products and services include the latest in wireless technology, high-speed Internet, an award-winning IPTV service, voice services, home security, and an extensive range of business solutions. A technology leader, MTS operates advanced wireless networks delivering the best coverage for Manitobans with its 4G, CDMA and Wi-Fi wireless networks and is investing to build out its extensive fibre-to-the-home network in over 20 Manitoba communities. MTS's momentum is fuelled by the knowledge, skills and spirit of its 3,000 Manitoba-based employees. With over 100 years of operations, MTS is rooted firmly in the community and is a proud sponsor of the MTS Centre, home to the NHL's Winnipeg Jets. MTS is wholly owned by Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. which is listed on the TSX (trading symbol: MBT). For information on MTS's products and services, please visit www.mts.ca.
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