Cable & Telecom

Telus acquires DirectAlert, expands LivingWell Companion personal emergency response service

MONTREAL — Telus Health is expanding its LivingWell Companion personal emergency response service (PERS) with the acquisition of Quebec-based DirectAlert, which now makes Telus the largest Canadian-owned PERS provider, the company announced Wednesday.The Telus LivingWell Companion service is designed to support the 85% of Canadian seniors who report they want to age in their own homes, while also offering peace of mind to their family and loved ones with the assurance of safety and security.DirectAlert will continue providing service under the new DirectAlert by Telus Health brand into early 2020, ensuring a smooth transition for current customers so they can...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.