TELUS comments on Industry Canada's decision on TELUS' proposed acquisition of Mobilicity

TELUS comments on Industry Canada's decision on TELUS' proposed acquisition of 
VANCOUVER, June 4, 2013 /CNW/ - TELUS today provided the following comments in 
response to Industry Canada's decision regarding TELUS' proposed acquisition 
of Mobilicity. Following earlier approvals from Mobilicity debt holders and 
the court, earlier today Industry Minister Christian Paradis announced the 
government will not approve TELUS' acquisition of the struggling wireless 
Today's decision is unfortunate for Mobilicity's 250,000 customers, 150 
employees and debtholders, who now face considerable uncertainty due to the 
pressing financial challenges facing the company. TELUS will drive on with our 
proven strategy that has served us so successfully over the years. We will 
continue to focus on our sustained investment in wireless infrastructure, 
broadband data services and putting our customers first. 
Caution Regarding Forward Looking Statements
This news release contains statements about expected future events of TELUS 
that are forward-looking. By their nature, forward-looking statements require 
the Company to make assumptions and predictions and are subject to inherent 
risks and uncertainties. There is significant risk that the forward-looking 
statements will not prove to be accurate. Readers are cautioned not to place 
undue reliance on forward-looking statements as a number of factors could 
cause actual future events to differ materially from that expressed in the 
forward-looking statements. Except as required by law, TELUS disclaims any 
intention or obligation to update or revise forward-looking statements. 
About TELUS 
TELUS (TSX: T, NYSE: TU) is a leading national telecommunications company in 
Canada, with $11 billion of annual revenue and 13.2million customer 
connections, including 7.7million wireless subscribers, 3.4million 
wireline network access lines, 1.4million Internet subscribers and 712,000 
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 
In support of our philosophy to give where we live, TELUS, our team members 
and retirees have contributed more than $300million to charitable and 
not-for-profit organizations and volunteered 4.8million hours of service to 
local communities since 2000. Fourteen TELUS Community Boards lead TELUS' 
local philanthropic initiatives. TELUS was honoured to be named the most 
outstanding philanthropic corporation globally for 2010 by the Association of 
Fundraising Professionals, becoming the first Canadian company to receive this 
prestigious international recognition. 
For more information about TELUS, please visit 
TELUS: Shawn Hall TELUS Social and Media Relations 604-619-7913 
Darrel Rae TELUS Investor Relations 604-697-8192 
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