Yellow Pages Group selects TELUS as their primary provider for Western Canadian IT operations

    MONTREAL, Oct. 31 /CNW/ - TELUS today announced that it has been selected
by Yellow Pages Group (YPG) to provide support services and management of the
information technology infrastructure for their Western Canada-based
operations. YPG is Canada's largest directory publisher. This long-term
contract is valued at approximately $90 million.
    "We are pleased to entrust TELUS with the day-to-day support of our
information technology infrastructure," said Yvan Proteau, YPG's chief
information officer. "This allows us to focus on strategic issues, drive the
business forward and support our growth strategy."
    Karen Radford, TELUS executive vice president and president, TELUS Quebec
said, "With TELUS, YPG will be able to enhance communication capabilities
while improving operational efficiencies. We are proud to contribute to their
business' success as part of our ongoing commitment to being the leading
provider of innovative IP-based solutions."
    Under the agreement, TELUS will provide a wide range of services
including IT infrastructure operations, IP applications development, wireless
services, document services and managed network services ranging from help
desk to desktop to computing operations. TELUS will also provide facilities
and managed services for YPG's online directory system in TELUS Internet Data

    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 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

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