TELUS invests C$65.5 billion to increase connectivity in Ontario and Western Canada

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TELUS announces three major investments Total C$65.5 billion Today: C$19 billion in Alberta, C$18.5 billion in British Columbia and C$28 billion in Ontario,

These investments are aimed at building and developing network infrastructure, operations and spectrum in the above-mentioned provinces over the next five years.

Today’s announcements are part of TELUS’ commitment to invest C$81 billion across Canada by 2027.

Since 2000, the company has invested over C$57 billion in AB, C$59 billion in BC and C$62 billion in ON. More than C$200 billion has been invested nationally.

These investments, said Darren Entwistle, Chief Executive Officer of TELUS, “will further enhance the excellence of our world-leading wireless and PureFiber networks, enabling critical connectivity for millions of citizens.”

The company also resumed some of its other activities in three provinces:

  1. Committed C$5 million in cash donations and other in-kind contributions in response to the devastating wildfires in Alberta
  2. Supporting Alberta’s agriculture industry by enabling the reduction of 19,603 tonnes of CO22E emissions through TELUS Agricultural Feedlot Management Solutions
  3. Celebrated the planting of its one millionth tree on 21 April
  4. Starting June 2022, TELUS is deploying its 3500 MHz spectrum holdings in AB, BC and ON to provide increased capacity, lower latency and faster speeds for TELUS customers.
  5. TELUS has also sought to change residents’ access to healthcare since its acquisition of LifeWorks in the fall of 2022.

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