Poland's TVP Polonia free on TELUS TV

TELUS offers channel free in honour of Polish Presidential funeral

VANCOUVER, April 17 /CNW/ - TELUS is offering Poland's TVP Polonia for free to all TELUS TV subscribers as an act of goodwill now through Monday.

"On behalf of TELUS, we offer our heartfelt condolences to the Polish community across Canada in this time of mourning" said Greg Goodwin, vice-president, TELUS Consumer Solutions Marketing. "TELUS believes in the importance of community and is providing TVP Polonia free for TELUS TV customers so they can watch with the rest of the world on Sunday the state funeral for Polish President Lech Kaczynski and his wife, First Lady Maria Kaczynski."

Poland's TVP Polonia is available on Channel 570 or Channel 14.

About TELUS

TELUS (TSX: T, T.A; NYSE: TU) is a leading national telecommunications company in Canada, with $9.6 billion of annual revenue and 12 million customer connections including 6.5 million wireless subscribers, 4 million wireline network access lines and 1.2 million Internet subscribers and 170,000 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 have contributed $158 million to charitable and not-for-profit organizations and volunteered more than 3 million hours of service to local communities since 2000. Nine 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 ever to receive this prestigious international recognition.

For more information about TELUS, please visit telus.com.

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For further information: For further information: For media inquiries, please contact: Shawn Hall, TELUS Media Relations, (604) 619-7913, shawn.hall@telus.com

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