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2014-02-06 16:23:56

-- Bell Mobile TV now serves more than 1.2 million Canadians - 66% more than last year -- Watch Bell's full national Olympic advertising campaign - now available online MONTREAL, Feb. 6, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - As Bell's Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games marketing campaign begins in earnest, the company today confirmed that Canadians have full mobile access to Sochi 2014 live and on-demand directly on their smartphones and tablets with...

2013-10-23 16:33:11

Agreement ensures continuity of service and enhanced functionality for 280,000 customers VANCOUVER, Oct. 23, 2013 /CNW/ - TELUS has entered into an agreement with Public Mobile to obtain 100 per cent ownership of the company. Pending approval from the Competition Bureau following today's approval by Industry Canada, the transaction will ensure continuity of service and enhanced functionality for Public Mobile's 280,000 wireless customers. "Following our review of strategic...

2013-10-01 08:37:51

TELUS Link connects teams faster, in more places and on more devices TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - TELUS Link, the next generation Push To Talk (PTT) service over TELUS' 4G HSPA and LTE networks as well as Wi-Fi, will be available to customers in mid-October. TELUS Link will provide instant 'walkie-talkie' voice communication with an individual or a team as well as standard wireless service, enabling members of a work team to connect in less than one second wherever they are....

2013-08-19 16:23:51

-- Bell TV app delivers the most live and on-demand channels to tablets and smartphones -- Bell Fibe TV customers can stop shows on their television and resume watching on a mobile device MONTREAL, Aug. 19, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell today announced the launch of the new Bell TV app that lets customers watch popular channels they receive in their programming package at home on tablet or smartphones at no extra charge. "Bell has...

2013-07-15 08:29:33

New SharePlus plan offers unprecedented value on any smartphone or tablet - unlimited nationwide talk and text, household data sharing TORONTO, July 15, 2013 /CNW/ - TELUS today unveiled two-year clear and simple rate plans for both consumers and small business customers. Launching July 30, TELUS' new plans will feature unlimited nationwide talk and text and the ability to share data with multiple subscribers on the same account. "In another significant step forward on our...

2013-06-04 16:26:42

VANCOUVER, June 4, 2013 /CNW/ - TELUS today provided the following comments in response to Industry Canada's decision regarding TELUS' proposed acquisition of Mobilicity. Following earlier approvals from Mobilicity debt holders and the court, earlier today Industry Minister Christian Paradis announced the government will not approve TELUS' acquisition of the struggling wireless company. Today's decision is unfortunate for Mobilicity's 250,000 customers, 150 employees and...

2013-05-28 12:32:13

VANCOUVER, May 28, 2013 /CNW/ - TELUS welcomes today's approval of its acquisition of Mobilicity by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. "Following on last week's vote in favour of the proposal by Mobilicity's debtholders, today's court decision takes us another important step closer to completing this acquisition, which will allow TELUS to save the jobs of Mobilicity's 150 employees and continue service for their 250,000 customers without the disruption that company's current...

2013-05-23 12:31:02

VANCOUVER, May 23, 2013 /CNW/ - TELUS welcomes today's vote by Mobilicity's debtholders in favour of the company's acquisition by TELUS. "Today's positive vote is an important step on the road to allowing TELUS to sustain service for Mobilicity's quarter-million customers and preserve the jobs of their 150 employees without a disruption caused by their current financial challenges," said David Fuller, TELUS Chief Marketing Officer. TELUS and Mobilicity announced May 16 that TELUS...

2013-05-16 08:35:06

Mobilicity approaches TELUS to enter into agreement ensuring service continues for 250,000 customers VANCOUVER, May 16, 2013 /CNW/ - TELUS has entered into an agreement with Mobilicity to acquire the company for $380 million. If the deal receives the required approvals, it would ensure continued service to Mobilicity's 250,000 customers without the risk of disruption. The agreement between TELUS and the company is subject to conditions including approval by the Competition Bureau,...

2013-05-16 08:35:04

TORONTO, May 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Data & Audio-Visual Enterprises Holdings Inc. and its affiliates (collectively, Mobilicity) today announced that it has entered into an arrangement agreement (the Arrangement Agreement) with TELUS Corporation (TELUS) to provide for the sale of Mobilicity as a going concern for a purchase price of $380 million, subject to a working capital adjustment. The transaction constitutes an "Acquisition Plan" under the terms of the Interim Order of the Ontario...