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Telus to invest $3.5 billion in Alberta in 2020


EDMONTON — Telus is expediting its capital investments in Alberta to support the province throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, announcing Tuesday it will bring forward investments originally targeted for 2021 into this year as it reallocates its 2020 capital spend. As part of its previously announced $16-billion, multi-year investment commitment in Alberta, Telus’ total investment in network infrastructure and operations in the province in 2020 will be approximately $3.5 billion, according to the news release. As part of this investment, Telus will expand its PureFibre and high-speed Internet networks to 282,000 homes and businesses across Alberta, including a specific focus on...