TELUS closes debt offering

C$500 million 3.35% 10-year Notes 
VANCOUVER, Dec. 11, 2012 /CNW/ - TELUS announced today the successful closing 
of its previously announced offering of C$500 million senior unsecured Notes. 
The 3.35% 10-year Notes, Series CJ mature on March 15, 2023. 
The net proceeds of the sale of the Notes offered will be applied towards the 
repayment of outstanding commercial paper, which is short-term floating rate 
debt issued by TELUS. 
The offering was made pursuant to a prospectus supplement dated December 6, 
2012 to TELUS' short form base shelf prospectus dated October 3, 2011 filed 
with securities regulatory authorities in Canada. 
This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of 
an offer to buy the securities in any jurisdiction. The securities being 
offered have not been approved or disapproved by any regulatory authority, nor 
has any authority passed upon the accuracy or adequacy of the short form base 
shelf prospectus or the prospectus supplement. 
The Notes have not been and will not be registered under the United States 
Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act"), or any state 
securities laws and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to or 
for the benefit of U.S. Persons (as defined in Regulation S of the U.S. 
Securities Act). This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a 
solicitation of an offer to buy any of the Notes in the United States. 
Copies of the short form base shelf prospectus and the prospectus supplement 
relating to the offering of the Notes filed with securities regulatory 
authorities in Canada may be obtained from Scotia Capital Inc., Debt Capital 
Markets, 40 King Street West, 68th floor, Toronto, Ontario, M5H 1H1 c/o Greg 
Greer, telephone 416-863-7298 or email 
About TELUS 
TELUS (TSX: T, T.A; NYSE: TU) is a leading national telecommunications company 
in Canada, with $10.8 billion of annual revenue and 13.0million customer 
connections including 7.6million wireless subscribers, 3.4million wireline 
network access lines, 1.3million Internet subscribers and more than 635,000 
TELUS TV customers. Led since 2000 by President and CEO, Darren Entwistle, 
TELUS provides a wide range of communications products and services including 
wireless, data, Internet protocol (IP), voice, television, entertainment and 
Forward Looking Statements 
This news release contains forward looking statements. Forward looking 
statements are not based on historical facts, but rather on current 
expectations, Company assumptions and projections about future events and are 
therefore subject to risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results, 
performance or achievements to differ materially from the future results 
expressed or implied by the forward looking statements. Such statements are 
qualified in their entirety by the inherent risks and uncertainties 
surrounding future expectations. Company assumptions and risk factors are 
listed from time to time in TELUS' reports, public disclosure documents 
including Management's discussion and analysis, Annual Information Form, and 
in other filings with securities regulatory authorities in Canada and the 
United States. 
Ian McMillan TELUS Investor Relations (604) 697-8107 
Shawn Hall TELUS Media Relations (604) 697-8176 
SOURCE: TELUS Corporation 
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