TELUS to bring iPhone 3GS to Canada Thursday, November 5

    
    Iconic device to run on TELUS' new network, offering access to Canada's
    largest 3G+ coverage
    

VANCOUVER, Oct. 26 /CNW/ - TELUS today announced that it will bring iPhone 3GS to Canada on Thursday, November 5, with a range of 3G data plans for iPhone customers.

iPhone 3GS is the fastest, most powerful iPhone yet, packed with incredible new features including improved speed and performance - up to twice as fast as iPhone 3G - with longer battery life, a high-quality 3 megapixel autofocus camera, easy to use video recording and hands free voice control. iPhone 3GS includes iPhone OS 3.1, the world's most advanced mobile operating system with features such as Cut, Copy and Paste, MMS, Spotlight Search, landscape keyboard and more.

"Delivering on TELUS' future friendly brand promise, we are excited to bring the iPhone 3GS to Canadians," said Darren Entwistle, TELUS president and CEO. "Our clients will enjoy this iconic device on TELUS' new next generation wireless network which is based on the most advanced technology available anywhere in the world today."

The iPhone 3GS will run on TELUS' new next generation network, offering access to Canada's largest 3G+ coverage*.

TELUS is pleased to offer the iPhone 3GS and 3G at the following hardware prices:

    
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    Apple iPhone                3 year term                Regular price

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    8GB 3G                        $99.99                      $599.99

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    16GB 3GS Black or White      $199.99                      $699.99

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    32GB 3GS Black or White      $299.99                      $799.99

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For further information, please register interest at www.telusmobility.com/iPhone.

    
    * For HSPA/HSPA+ geographic coverage and population covered as of
        October 2009.
    

About TELUS

TELUS (TSX: T, T.A; NYSE: TU) is a leading national telecommunications company in Canada, with $9.7 billion of annual revenue and 11.8 million customer connections including 6.3 million wireless subscribers, 4.1 million wireline network access lines and 1.2 million Internet subscribers and more than 100,000 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 $137 million to charitable and not-for-profit organizations and volunteered more than 2.6 million hours of service to local communities since 2000. Nine TELUS Community Boards across Canada lead our local philanthropic initiatives. For more information about TELUS, please visit telus.com.

Forward looking statements

This news release contains forward looking statements, including the expected availability of new devices and the expected benefits associated with the next generation network. Forward looking statements are not based on historical facts, but rather on current expectations, TELUS assumptions and projections about future events, and are therefore subject to risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from the future results expressed or implied by the forward looking statements. Such statements are qualified in their entirety by the inherent risks and uncertainties surrounding future expectations. Company assumptions and risk factors include those listed in this news release and those listed from time to time in TELUS' reports, public disclosure documents including Management's discussion and analysis, Annual Information Form, and in other filings with securities regulatory authorities in Canada and the United States.

The forward looking statements included in this news release represent TELUS' views as of the date hereof and should not be relied upon as representing its views as of any other date. TELUS specifically disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this news release or any other forward-looking statement, whether written or oral, that may be made from time to time by it or on its behalf.

SOURCE TELUS Corporation

For further information: For further information: Chris Gerritsen, TELUS Media Relations, (403) 808-9591, Chris.gerritsen@telus.com; Robert Mitchell, TELUS Investor Relations, (416) 279-3219, ir@telus.com

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