TORONTO, Sept. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - TELUS today announced it will offer
iPhone 5, the thinnest and lightest iPhone ever, to customers in Canada
beginning Friday, September 21. Customers can pre-order iPhone 5 online
at telusmobility.com and in TELUS stores. iPhone 5 will be available on a three-year term
starting at $179 for the 16GB model, $279 for the 32GB model and $379
for the 64GB model. iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 will also be available
starting at $79 and $0, respectively. TELUS will offer iPhone 5 on its fast LTE, DC-HSDPA and HSPA+ networks with Wideband Audio.
iPhone 5 is the thinnest and lightest iPhone ever, completely redesigned
to feature a stunning new 4-inch Retina display; an Apple-designed A6
chip for blazing fast performance; and ultrafast wireless
technology—all while delivering even better battery life. iPhone 5
comes with iOS 6, the world's most advanced mobile operating system
with over 200 new features including: the all new Maps app with
Apple-designed cartography and turn-by-turn navigation; Facebook
integration; Passbook organization and even more Siri features and
"We can't wait to offer our customers the amazing iPhone 5 on our
expanding 4G LTE network with the best customer experience in Canada,"
said David Fuller, TELUS Chief Marketing Officer.
TELUS' 4G LTE coverage provides peak download speeds of up to 75
megabits per second* (Mbps) and if a TELUS customer travels outside of
4G LTE network coverage areas, they will move seamlessly from 4G LTE to
the existing 4G HSPA network with no disruption of service.
Details and pricing for iPhone on TELUS:
200 - Any Net
Unlimited - Nights and Weekends
iPhone 5 16GB
iPhone 5 32GB
iPhone 5 64GB
iPhone 4S 16GB
iPhone 4 8GB
Note: 36-month contract required.
For more information,www.telusmobility.com/iPhone.
For more information on iPhone, please visit: www.apple.com/iphone.
* Expected average speed of 12 to 25 Mbps.
TELUS (TSX: T, T.A; NYSE: TU) is a leading national telecommunications
company in Canada, with $10.6 billion of annual revenue and 12.8
million customer connections including 7.4 million wireless
subscribers, 3.5 million wireline network access lines, 1.3 million
Internet subscribers and 595,000 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 video.
In support of our philosophy to give where we live, TELUS, our team
members and retirees have contributed more than $260 million to
charitable and not-for-profit organizations and volunteered 4.2 million
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
For more information about TELUS, please visit telus.com.
SOURCE: TELUS Corporation
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