Cable & Telecom

Telus adds 176,000 customers in Q4; says it’s going ahead with Huawei on 5G

VANCOUVER – On Thursday Telus reported solid gains in the fourth quarter of 2019, as it announced customer growth of 176,000 net additions, which included wireless net additions of 130,000 and wireline customer additions of 46,000. The wireline additions broke down as 28,000 Internet, 15,000 TV and 15,000 security net new clients, combined with residential voice line losses of 12,000. The company added 713,000 net customers in all of 2019, up 21% over 2018. For the quarter, consolidated operating revenue of $3.9 billion increased by 2.5% over the same period in 2018, driven by growth in wireless network revenue and...