Category: Telus


TELUS says the Galaxy S5 will cost $249 on a 2-year term

TELUS, along with 10 other Canadian carriers, will be releasing the Samsung Galaxy S5 in April — probably April 11th. Pre-registrations, which is basically dropping down your email address to be kept informed of the launch, went live back on February 24th. We have now been informed that the release is near and TELUS will



Bright Red Nexus 5 now available at TELUS

Right on schedule is TELUS with the release of the 16GB Nexus 5 in Bright Red. The prices, as expected, are in-line with the black version at $0 on a 2 year term or $500 retail. Everything about the LTE enabled KitKat powered device is the same and sports a 5-inch display (1920x 1080 resolution),



TELUS releasing the Nexus 5 in Bright Red on March 7th

The Nexus 5 in Bright Red launched a few weeks ago through Google Play for $349 (CDN) for the 16GB and $399 (CDN) for the 32GB. This comes with the exact same specs as the white and black version, just a fresh colour. TELUS has decided to add this to their lineup and will make



TELUS will carry the Samsung Galaxy S5 in Shimmer White and Charcoal Black

Earlier this week Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S5 (check out our breakdown here). As for Canada, this 5.1-inch KitKat-powered device will be heading here sometime in April, probably on April 11th with the rest of the world, and eleven carriers are on board: Bell, Eastlink, Fido, Koodo, MTS, Rogers, SaskTel, TELUS, Videotron, Virgin Mobile and



TELUS withdraws from the CWTA

TELUS has decided to pull its support from the industry-funded Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association. In an email to us, TELUS noted that its “decision to withdraw from the CWTA reflects our desire to continue progressing our highly differentiated strategy and our unique Customers First approach. We are grateful for Bernard Lord’s excellent leadership. He effectively


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Update: Public Mobile to end Unlimited Data option, will now offer 1GB per month

When the Competition Bureau completed its review of the TELUS/Public deal they noted that Public Mobile believed its current $19/month Unlimited plan is unsustainable and planned to discontinue it “due to financial sustainability issues.” The Bureau, according to its report, was concerned that the proposed transaction might accelerate the death of this plan and advised



TELUS ‘refreshed’ 16GB iPhone 5s discounted to $550

If you’re looking for Apple’s two latest smartphones, the iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c, TELUS has put both on sale at its “Certified Pre-Owned” page. All models are fully refurbished and should be good as new. The iPhone 5s usually retails for $719 for the 16GB model, but TELUS has discounted it to $550 no-term or


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TELUS starts to wind down its iDEN network

TELUS launched LINK, its new LTE-powered push-to-talk network, back in October. This was a natural progression from the iDEN-based Mike network as was an older technology and limited in its capabilities. When the new service launched TELUS offered Mike customers to transition off the iDEN network and onto Link for $15/month for unlimited Push-To-Talk and


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TELUS lowers cost of roaming bundles to Cuba

TELUS has announced a set of lower roaming costs to Cuba, broken down into four packages that offer an increasing number of voice minutes, texts and data from between $40 and $100. Canadians often fly south to one of a number of warm climes in the bitter winter months – we have a contest on the