Telus offers Ethernet private line services using Nortel Networks optical technology

July 14, 2004

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OTTAWA -- TELUS Corp. [TSX: T, T.A; NYSE: TU], one of Canada's leading telecommunications companies, has expanded its service portfolio with new Optical Ethernet technology from Nortel Networks* [NYSE/TSX: NT]. Using the Optical Metro 3500 Multiservice Platform, Nortel Networks next generation SONET platform, TELUS is offering its customers robust Ethernet private line services that support mission-critical applications with low latency and high resiliency.

To leverage this innovative technology, Symcor Inc., based in Canada, has deployed TELUS' Ethernet private line services to support its outsourcing business, which specializes in providing financial institutions physical, electronic check and payment processing as well as statement development and processing.

"As a leading business and technology outsourcing company, our customers expect a comprehensive image-based service solution that offers scalability and leading-edge security," said Mark Airhart, senior vice president, Computing and Network Services, Symcor. "With TELUS' Ethernet Private Line service offering, backed by Nortel Networks Optical Ethernet technology, we're confident in our ability to deliver these critical services to our customers in the near term and over time as their business needs evolve."

Nortel Networks Ltd.

Telus Corp.

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