In Short

TELUS got the iPhone in 2009 and the iPad at launch in 2010. TELUS is a long-standing Canadian company with wireless service nationwide and internet and TV services available in British Columbia and Alberta. TELUS launched the iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS in November 2009, iPhone 4 in July 2010, iPhone 4s in October 2011, iPhone 5 in September 2012, and iPhone 5s in September 2013. TELUS operates on the 700 MHz and 1700 Mhz bands for 4G LTE. For 3G HSPA+, TELUS operates on 850 MHz and 1900 MHz bands. TELUS currently has a tower-sharing agreement with Bell. At the end of 2013, TELUS retired their iDEN Mike network. TELUS' original CDMA network is due to shut down in 2015. As of the last quarter of 2013, TELUS had over 6.7 million post-paid wireless subscribers signed on and over 1 million prepaid total.

The company was formed in 1990 as the government of Alberta sought to privatize a government-held telecom, AGT. In 1998, it merged with BCTel. BCTel's parent company also owned Québec Téléphone, which was sold to TELUS in 2000. American carrier Verizon had a 20% stake in TELUS until 2004. TELUS offers access to streaming, on-demand TV on iOS. TELUS owns a subsidiary brand, Koodo, and acquired regional carrier Public Mobile after failing to secure struggling Mobilicity. Darren Entwistle has been the TELUS CEO since 2000.

TELUS got the iPhone in 2009 and the iPad at launch in 2010. TELUS is a long-standing Canadian company with wireless service nationwide and internet and TV services available in British Columbia and Alberta. TELUS launched the iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS in November 2009, iPhone 4 in July 2010, iPhone 4s in October 2011, iPhone 5 in September 2012, and iPhone 5s in September 2013. TELUS operates on the 700 MHz and 1700 Mhz bands for 4G LTE. For 3G HSPA+, TELUS operates on 850 MHz and 1900 MHz bands. TELUS currently has a tower-sharing agreement with Bell. At the end of 2013, TELUS retired their iDEN Mike network. TELUS' original CDMA network is due to shut down in 2015. As of the last quarter of 2013, TELUS had over 6.7 million post-paid wireless subscribers signed on and over 1 million prepaid total.

The company was formed in 1990 as the government of Alberta sought to privatize a government-held telecom, AGT. In 1998, it merged with BCTel. BCTel's parent company also owned Québec Téléphone, which was sold to TELUS in 2000. American carrier Verizon had a 20% stake in TELUS until 2004. TELUS offers access to streaming, on-demand TV on iOS. TELUS owns a subsidiary brand, Koodo, and acquired regional carrier Public Mobile after failing to secure struggling Mobilicity. Darren Entwistle has been the TELUS CEO since 2000.