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May 28, 2015 4:58 AM ET

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Company Overview of TELUS Communications Company

Company Overview

TELUS Communications Company is a telecommunications service provider. It operates the wire line and wireless businesses for TELUS Communications Inc. The company was founded in 1974 and is based in Toronto, Canada. TELUS Communications Company operates as a subsidiary of Telus Communications Inc.

25 York Street

22nd Floor

Toronto, ON M5J 2V5

Canada

Founded in 1974

Phone:

416-883-4689

Fax:

416-883-4751

Key Executives for TELUS Communications Company

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TELUS Communications Company Key Developments

TELUS Communications Company Plans to Invest More Than $1.6 Billion in New Communications Infrastructure Across Quebec

TELUS Communications Company has announced plans to invest more than $1.6 billion in new communications infrastructure across Quebec through 2018. When combined with operational expenses, this will bring TELUS' total investment in Quebec over the next four years to more than $6 billion. This significant investment will result in TELUS having invested more than $23 billion in Quebec since 2000 to further extend advanced telecommunications infrastructure supporting sustained innovation and fueling economic growth. TELUS will continue to connect business locations and industrial parks directly to TELUS' fibre optic network to further stimulate economic growth. TELUS will also invest heavily in core areas of network, security, cloud computing and Internet-connected devices to facilitate Internet of Things (IoT) growth in Quebec, driving solutions that will enable all sectors to further their global competitive advantage, reduce environmental impact, and increase worker safety; and expand the capacity of TELUS' Intelligent Internet Data Centre in Rimouski to meet the growing demands of new and existing customers. TELUS will further grow the important role of TELUS Health, which currently provides electronic medical records to more than 14,000 Canadian physicians as well as health benefits management solutions to more than 9,000 pharmacies, 11,000 dental clinics and 25,000 extended healthcare providers across the country. TELUS will support quality, speedy and efficient health care with secure electronic health records holding details of patient encounters across a healthcare facility. Detailed information such as lab results, diagnostic images and medical procedures are available instantly to all authorized care providers throughout a hospital, including those in emergency rooms. TELUS currently provides this service for several health regions in Quebec including Montreal and Laval.

TELUS Communications Company to Invest $64 Million in Greater Quebec City

TELUS Communications Company has announced that it will invest $64 million in new communications infrastructure across the Greater Quebec City area in 2015 to connect homes in Saint-Raymond directly to TELUS's fibre optic network, enhance wireless capacity and speed, and extend the reach of TELUS Health technology. This significant investment is part of TELUS' commitment to invest $1.6 billion in uebec through 2018 to bring advanced telecommunications infrastructure to every corner of the province, enabling sustained innovation, providing access to world-class education programmes, extending critical healthcare technology to more communities, and fueling economic growth. By the end of 2018, TELUS will have invested $23 billion in Quebec since the year 2000. In the Greater Quebec City area this year TELUS will: finish upgrading all wireless sites in the communities to 4G LTE, enhancing the speed, coverage and reliability experienced by TELUS customers in both rural and urban communities; continue connecting homes directly to TELUS' fibre optic network, building on last year's work connecting communities including ap-Sante, Donnacona, Neuville, Pont-Rouge, Saint-Apollinaire and Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures; enrich the customer viewing experience by adding more choice and flexibility to TELUS' television services, and adding new TV content, packages and applications; and offer enhanced security, data storage and email services to adequately meet current and future needs of users at home and on the go. TELUS will further grow the important role of TELUS Health, which currently provides electronic medical records to more than 14,000 Canadian physicians as well as health benefits management solutions to more than 9,000 pharmacies, 11,000 dental clinics and 25,000 extended healthcare providers across the country. TELUS Health has invested more than $1.5 billion to bring patient-centric solutions to market that are improving the flow of information across the healthcare continuum and enabling better health outcomes for Quebecers and all Canadians. TELUS will continue to connect business locations and industrial parks directly to TELUS' fibre optic network to further stimulate economic growth. TELUS will also invest heavily in core areas of network, security, cloud computing and Internet-connected devices to facilitate Internet of Things (IoT) growth in Quebec, driving solutions that will enable all sectors to further their global competitive advantage, reduce environmental impact, and increase worker safety; and elevate the capacity of TELUS' Intelligent Internet data centre in Rimouski to meet the growing demands of new and existing customers.

TELUS Communications Company to Invest $116 Million in New Infrastructure Across Greater Montreal

TELUS Communications Company has announced that it will invest $116 million in new infrastructure and facilities across the Greater Montreal area in 2015. This significant investment is part of TELUS' commitment to invest $1.6 billion in Quebec through 2018 to bring advanced telecommunications infrastructure to every corner of the province, enabling sustained innovation, providing access to world-class education programmes, extending critical healthcare technology to more communities, and fueling economic growth. By the end of 2018, TELUS will have invested $23 billion in Quebec since 2000. In the Greater Montreal area this year TELUS will: continue expanding underground wireless service in Montreal's metro system in partnership with the STM; complete upgrading all wireless sites in the community to 4G LTE, enhancing the already speed, coverage and reliability experienced by TELUS customers; and offer enhanced security, data storage and email services to adequately meet current and future needs of users on the go. TELUS will further grow the important role of TELUS Health, which currently provides electronic medical records to more than 14,000 Canadian physicians as well as health benefits management solutions to more than 9,000 pharmacies, 11,000 dental clinics and 25,000 extended healthcare providers across the country. TELUS Health has invested more than $1.5 billion to bring patient-centric solutions to market that are improving the flow of information across the healthcare continuum and enabling better health outcomes for Quebecers and all Canadians. TELUS will also support quality, speedy and efficient health care with secure electronic health records holding details of patient encounters across a healthcare facility. Detailed information such as lab results, diagnostic images and medical procedures are available instantly to all authorized care providers throughout a hospital, including those in emergency rooms. TELUS currently provides this service for several health regions in Quebec including Montreal and Laval. In addition, TELUS will continue to connect business locations and industrial parks directly to TELUS' fibre optic network to further stimulate economic growth. TELUS will invest heavily in core areas of network, security, cloud computing and Internet-connected devices to facilitate Internet of Things (IoT) growth in the Greater Montreal Area, driving solutions that will enable local businesses to further their global competitive advantage, reduce environmental impact, and increase worker safety; and expand the capacity of TELUS' Intelligent Internet data centre in Rimouski to meet the growing demand for cloud computing and managed data services of new and existing business customers in Montreal.

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