Cable / Telecom News

Wireless, TV revenues jump at Telus


VANCOUVER – Strong results in its wireless business, combined with a record in TV additions figured prominently in Telus’ third quarter results.Total net wireless subscriber additions of 153,000, including 132,000 postpaid, increased by 22% over the same period a year ago.  Smart phones represented 38% of postpaid gross additions in the third quarter of 2010, as compared to 22% in same period last year.  Higher valued smart phone subscribers now represent 28% of total postpaid subscribers compared to 18% a year ago.Telus TV net additions were 38,000 for the quarter ended September 30th, an increase of 73% over the same period last...