TELUS first to bring Canadians exclusive LG Shine mobile phone

    High-style phone features suite of entertainment services

    VANCOUVER, Sept. 27 /CNW/ - TELUS and LG Electronics today announced the
exclusive LG Shine - now available only from TELUS.
    Part of LG's iconic series of phones that has been a favourite of
Canadian fashion leaders, the LG Shine proves it is not just another pretty
face. With its sleek metal casing, cool reflective look and high definition
screen, the LG Shine is the latest in phone fashion. This stunning phone also
features a high quality camera and full line-up of SPARK entertainment and
messaging services.
    "TELUS is excited to bring Canadians the LG Shine, a highly anticipated
mobile phone that is a superb meld of sophistication and functionality," said
David Neale, TELUS' senior vice-president of Products and Services.
"Fashion-lovers as well as tech-savvy users who want to be entertained
whenever and wherever they are, are sure to love the beautiful styling and
entertainment features delivered by the LG Shine."
    Andrew Barrett, vice-president of Marketing, LG Electronics Canada, said,
"We are thrilled to be working with TELUS to launch our newest phone. It will
be the talk of the town amongst style conscious Canadians who are fascinated
with technology. Canadians have never seen a phone like this before and should
be prepared to truly stand out from the crowd due to LG Shines' stunning
stainless steel design and amazing media and camera capabilities."
    To keep users entertained on-the-go, the LG Shine features a wide variety
of SPARK entertainment and messaging services including TELUS Mobile Music,
TELUS Mobile TV, TELUS Mobile Radio and Instant Messaging.
    The LG Shine also features a 2.0 megapixel digital camera with zoom, day
and night lighting modes and video capabilities, microSD memory slot for use
with an optional memory card of up to 4GB for storing as many as 4000 songs,
Bluetooth capabilities for use with compatible stereo and hands-free devices.
    The LG Shine is now available at TELUS locations nationally for as low as
$129.99 on a three-year contract or $399.99 without a contract.

    About LG

    The LG brand was established in 1995. The company is a global force in
electronics, information and communications products, with more than 82,000
employees working in 77 countries around the world, and annual total revenues
of more than US $35-billion (non-consolidated). LG Canada has offices in
Toronto and Vancouver. LG Canada is focused on delivering award-winning
products known for blending style and technology. These innovative products
include cell phones, flat screen TVs, laptop computers and digital appliances.
For more information please visit

    About TELUS

    TELUS (TSX: T, T.A; NYSE:   TU) is a leading national telecommunications
company in Canada, with $8.9 billion of annual revenue and 10.9 million
customer connections including 5.3 million wireless subscribers, 4.5 million
wireline network access lines and 1.1 million Internet subscribers. TELUS
provides a wide range of communications products and services including,
Internet data 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 visit

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For further information: For media inquiries, photos or product
demonstrations, please contact: Julie Smithers, TELUS Media Relations, (416)
206-6817,; Brenna Eller, High Road Communications,
(416) 644-2277,

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