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Telus launches Business Connect in Quebec

telecom | 08/24/2015 2:00 pm EDT

Telus Corp. said Monday that it has launched in Quebec a service called Business Connect, an advanced cloud-communications business service, in partnership with RingCentral Inc. It said in a press release that the service was launched to help small businesses that do not use traditional phone services but rely more on smartphones as primary means of voice communications. Telus said the Business Connect service provides local numbers, reception and delivery of automated calls, allows for unlimited calling in Canada and the U.S., audio and video conference calling, and also allows travelling...

Telus buys stake in Quebec IT and consulting company

telecom | 01/28/2015 3:30 pm EST

Telus Corp. said Wednesday it has purchased a 20 per cent share in and formed a partnership with a Quebec City-based IT and consulting service. Telus said in a press release it is teaming up with Alithya, which according to its website has offices in Canada and France, to offer information and communications service packages with a focus on managing "infrastructure solutions." The company said 94 members of Telus' professional services unit will form a joint team of about 600 consultants to serve Alithya's current client base. "This partnership will address...