TELUS to offer iPhone 5 in Canada on September 21

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 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 languages. 

"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:

Plan Plan 1 Plan 2
Monthly Fee CAD $65 CAD $75
200 - Any Net
Unlimited - Nights and Weekends
SMS/MMS Unlimited
Data (GB) 1,000 6,000
iPhone 5 16GB CAD $179
iPhone 5 32GB CAD $279
iPhone 5 64GB CAD $379
iPhone 4S 16GB CAD $79
iPhone 4 8GB CAD $0

Note: 36-month contract required.

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* 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 international recognition.

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Donna Ramirez
TELUS Social and Media Relations

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