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Telus expands wireless coverage along B.C. highway

telecom | 12/10/2015 5:31 pm EST

Telus Corp. said in a press release Thursday that it has spent $5 million on five new wireless sites in B.C. along Highway 3. The move will bring “wireless service to approximately 105 kilometers of highway and the communities of Kitchener, Yahk, Lumberton, Bridesville and Curzon,” Telus said. The expansion is part of a 10-year agreement Telus signed with the provincial government in 2011, under which the company will bring wireless service to 1,700 miles of currently-unconnected highways, it noted. Steve Jenkins, Telus’ general manager for the southern interior, said in...