TELUS Adds Handmark Pocket Express to New Smartphones

    Leading mobile media company delivers desktop mobile content store in
addition to the latest Travel edition of the Pocket Express(R) News and
Information service

Handmark(R), a global leader in mobile media, and the Canadian
telecommunications company TELUS announced today an agreement to bring
Handmark powered services to TELUS clients. Handmark is providing an updated
version of its popular Pocket Express application on TELUS smartphones that
features travel services tailored for the mobile professional along with the
ability to download content download digital content including applications,
games and ringtones directly on their smartphone.

    Pocket Express offers a comprehensive suite of breaking news, sports,
weather and stock updates, residential and business directory searches and
movie times. Pocket Express on TELUS smartphones delivers a powerful
collection of travel services with airline schedules and flight status updates
from the Official Airlines Guide (OAG(R)) including details on more than
75,000 daily departures from more than 3,500 airports around the world.

    In addition to providing TELUS with the award-winning Pocket Express
service, Handmark is also powering a new desktop Web store at where TELUS customers can discover and purchase
top quality applications, games, and content for their smartphone.

    Most new TELUS smartphones will come preloaded with Pocket Express. As
well, existing clients can download the Pocket Express application at

    "Treo, BlackBerry, and other smartphone customers on the TELUS network
now have instant, and most importantly, easy to use access to essential
information on the go through Pocket Express," said Paul Reddick, Handmark

    Handmark also created an integrated billing system that makes it easy for
TELUS customers to purchase content for their smartphone. Any purchase a
customer makes within the Pocket Express store on their device or through the
Web store will seamlessly show up on their monthly TELUS bill.

    "It is our passion and our purpose to present our clients with the best
products and services on the market to create the best mobile experience
possible," said David Neale, TELUS senior vice-president of Products and
Services. "Handmark has a proven track record of delivering excellent mobile
media, including Pocket Express, and we are confident that our customers will
be pleased with the outcomes of this partnership."

    For more information about the new Pocket Express Travel Edition, visit or check out the TELUS store at

    About TELUS

    TELUS (TSX: T, T.A)(NYSE:   TU) is a leading national telecommunications
company in Canada, with $9.0 billion of annual revenue and 11.0 million
customer connections including 5.4 million wireless subscribers, 4.4 million
wireline network access lines and 1.2 million Internet subscribers. TELUS
provides a wide range of communications products and services including data,
Internet protocol (IP), voice, entertainment and video. Committed to being
Canada's premier corporate citizen, we give where we live. Since 2000, TELUS
and our team members have contributed more than $91 million to charitable and
non-profit organizations and volunteered more than 1.7 million hours of
service to local communities. Eight TELUS Community Boards across Canada lead
our local philanthropic initiatives. For more information about TELUS, please

    About Handmark

    Handmark(R) is focused on creating and delivering consumer-friendly
access to the best news, reference, and information content for mobile phones
and other wireless handhelds including BlackBerry(R), Palm(R) Treo(TM),
Symbian and Windows Mobile(R) devices. Handmark signature products, including
the award-winning Pocket Express(TM), transform ordinary handsets into
powerful business and entertainment tools. The company manages distribution
partnerships around the world with major device manufactures and mobile
operators. These partnerships, along with its technology and distribution
relationships with CNN International, The Associated Press, Oxford University
Press, Hasbro, MobiTV, TV Guide, EA Mobile, and Zagat Survey as well as all
major U.S. mobile operators, play a large part in the company's growth and
success. Handmark has offices in Kansas City (world headquarters); London; San
Francisco; New York; Atlanta; and maintains a global data center in Dallas.
For more information, visit

    (C) 2007 Handmark, Inc.; Handmark, Pocket Express, and the distinctive
hand design are registered trademarks of Handmark, Inc. in the U.S. and other
territories. All rights reserved. All other trademarks and/or registered
trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

For further information:

For further information: Handmark Erica Wells, 816-268-2956 or TELUS Media Relations Julie Smithers, 416-684-6817

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