Telus Satellite TV launched across BC and Alberta this week, following a deal between Telus and Bell TV to re-sell and re-brand its DTH service. The service gives Telus another offering in its growing entertainment portfolio, which includes wireline broadband, mobile TV, mobile radio and mobile music. “Satellite TV is a natural addition to the range of great services we already offer our customers, enabling Telus to offer one-stop-shopping for home phone, Internet, wireless and entertainment services to the vast majority of our clients in B.C. and Alberta,” Joe Natale, president of Telus Consumer Solutions, said in a statement. “Telus Satellite TV expands the range of TV services we offer in urban areas while allowing us to immediately extend our TV service coverage into most rural areas.” The new satellite service complements the rollout of Telus TV which, which is commercially available in select communities in Alberta, B.C. and eastern Quebec including Vancouver and the Lower Mainland, Whistler, Vernon, Kelowna, Edmonton, Calgary, Fort McMurray, Grande Prairie and Rimouski.