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CityWest shutting down analog cell system

PRINCE RUPERT, BC - CityWest will shut down its analog cellular system in Prince Rupert on November 2nd due to low use and the high cost of maintenance.According to CityWest, most cell phone users in the area already have a digital or dual-mode phone and will therefore not need to replace them. The company is offering a $100 trade-in credit for customers with analog-only phones to be put towards the cost of a new phone.Bell and Telus shut down their analog systems in the area in