TELUS wireless devices now available at Black's

Black's retail locations across Canada ready for the holidays with TELUS products and services

TORONTO, Nov. 5 /CNW/ - TELUS today announced that Black's, Canada's premier national digital imaging retailer, is now offering TELUS wireless products and services in time for the holiday shopping season. As part of TELUS' extensive national network of retailers, Black's locations across Canada will offer a selection of TELUS' popular 3G and 3G+ wireless phones.

"The future of wireless begins today with TELUS' launch of Canada's largest 3G+ mobile high speed network," said Joe Natale, president, TELUS Consumer Solutions. "Our customer's needs are evolving. More and more wireless devices come complete with high quality photo and video capabilities, and through our distribution at Black's, TELUS customers who are passionate about photography will be able to easily select the device that best suits their needs. We're excited to launch TELUS' best-in-class wireless devices at Black's, Canada's premier national imaging and digital retailer."

Ethel Taylor, president and general manager of Black's, said, "Canadians will never again have to say 'I wish I had my camera'. Now they will always be ready to capture special moments with their TELUS camera phones."

"Today's wireless handsets offer high quality photo and video capabilities and are the perfect fit for Canadians looking to stay connected, informed and entertained on the go while enjoying their love of digital imaging," added Taylor. "Our team has the expertise to meet the wireless and digital imaging needs of Canadians in one convenient location, with the client experience they have come to expect from both Black's and TELUS."

Wireless products from well-known device manufacturers, such as Research in Motion, HTC, Nokia, LG, Samsung and Motorola, will be available in Black's locations across Canada wherever TELUS products are sold.

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About Black's

Established in the 1930's, Black's is Canada's premier destination for imaging and digital products and services. Black's has a network of 113 stores across Canada, a large base of loyal customers, and one of the top retail brands in the country. Over its proud 79 year history, Black's has earned a reputation for premium printing services and for being a top destination for purchasing: digital camera equipment, services, supplies and accessories;media; frames and albums; and Memorables - Personalized PhotoGifts. For more information about Black's, please visit


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, 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

SOURCE TELUS Corporation

For further information: For further information: AJ Gratton, TELUS Media Relations, (416) 320-0364,

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