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Telus sees digital TV service over broadband as way to augment revenues

News | 09/26/2002 4:00 am EDT

Telus Corp. is the latest Canadian telephone company vying to go head-to-head with existing broadcast distributors in a bid to realize increased revenues from its broadband network. Subsidiary Telus Communications Inc. has applied to the CRTC for broadcast distribution licences to provide digital television service in British Columbia and Alberta, a move it says will allow it to bundle multiple services to its consumers and bolster customer retention – Broadcasting Notice of Public Hearing 2002-10.

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