TELUS named Toronto's best cellphone provider by NOW Magazine readers
TORONTO, Nov. 3, 2011 /CNW/ - TELUS team members today are thanking
Torontonians for the special recognition of Toronto's best cellphone
provider in this year's "Best of Toronto" special edition of NOW
"From all of us at TELUS, thank you Toronto. At TELUS, being a leading
telecommunication company means more than offering the best products,
services and the most advanced technology. It means putting the needs
of our customers first," said Joe Natale, Chief Commercial Officer,
TELUS. "We are inspired by the feedback we receive and are committed to
driving innovative changes that make our wireless experience friendlier
for Torontonians and all Canadians."
TELUS was also voted Calgary's best cellphone service in the Calgary
Herald Readers' Choice Awards last week.
TELUS and its team members are committed to delivering a transparent,
fair and reliable customer experience by continuing to make friendly
changes to services and rate plans. TELUS has launched a series of
Clear and Simple initiatives including:
Clear Choice rate plans with no system access and carrier 911 fees
Free SMS data usage notifications
Device unlocking services
International roaming rates that have been reduced by up to 60 per cent
and are available without a complex travel pass
Redefined device ownership terms that makes it easy to upgrade to the
latest and greatest smartphones anytime.
TELUS' success goes hand-in-hand with the health and well being of the
communities where we live, work and serve. More than 7,800 TELUS team
members call Toronto home. Since 2000, TELUS has invested $20 billion
in technology and operations in Ontario. In that time, TELUS and its
team members have contributed more than $33 million and volunteered
194,000 hours of service to a variety of charities, organizations and
local partnerships in Toronto and across Ontario.
For more information about TELUS product and services please visit www.telusmobility.com/why_telus.
TELUS (TSX: T, T.A; NYSE: TU) is a leading national telecommunications
company in Canada, with $10.1 billion of annual revenue and 12.4
million customer connections including 7.1 million wireless
subscribers, 3.7 million wireline network access lines and 1.2 million
Internet subscribers and more than 400,000 TELUS TV customers. Led
since 2000 by President and CEO, Darren Entwistle, TELUS provides a
wide range of communications products and services including data,
Internet protocol (IP), voice, entertainment and video.
In support of our philosophy to give where we live, TELUS, our team
members and retirees will, by year-end 2011, have contributed $245
million to charitable and not-for-profit organizations and volunteered
4.1 million hours of service to local communities since 2000. Eleven
TELUS Community Boards across Canada 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 www.telus.com.
SOURCE TELUS Corporation
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