TELUS has reported average download speeds of 76.03 Mbit/s in the latest report from the US Ookla Speedtest Global Index
TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TELUS continues to be the Canadian carrier to beat for fastest wireless carrier, with an impressive average mobile download speed of 76.03 Mbps in the US Ooklas® latest Ookla Speedtest Global Index report. The quarterly analysis uses data from Ookla’s Speedtest Global Index rankings to report speed and network performance data in Canada and other regions. The data shows how TELUS continues to provide its customers with a robust and seamless wireless network experience and builds on its recent achievements in Ookla’s Q1-Q2 Speedtest Awards for Canadaachieved the leading Speed Score™ of 91.30 and was named Canada’s fastest mobile network for the 10th time in a row this year.
“Consistent recognition from independent third-party organizations such as US-based Ookla underscores the superiority of TELUS’ world-leading cellular network,” said Darren Entwistle, President and CEO of TELUS. “These latest findings from Ookla reinforce our team’s commitment to connecting Canadians with the people and information that matter most. We are immensely proud of the many ways in which our mobile network, at its world’s best speeds, is enabling critical, transformative changes in health, education, telecommuting, the environment and the economy. Perhaps most importantly, our world-leading networks help bridge digital divides, so every member of our society has the opportunity to reach their full potential.”
This recognition also adds to the myriad of awards TELUS has received over the years for its world-leading wireless network. TELUS was also recently named Canada’s Best Network for Consistent Cellular Network Quality by a UK-based company open signal. In 2021 alone, TELUS was recognized by other independent industry-leading experts including Tutela of Victoria and JD Power of New York, building on an outstanding track record of network excellence. Notably, these awards are based on TELUS’ national networks, including urban and rural coverage.
Since 2000, TELUS has invested nearly $220 billion in network infrastructure, spectrum and operations and plans to invest a total of $70 billion across Canada through 2026 to improve the coverage, speed and reliability of its world-leading networks and Customers connect from coast to coast coast. Soon, TELUS will also launch its 5G standalone network and bring in multi-access edge computing (MEC) capabilities to further advance IoT and industrial solutions, enabling key innovations in healthcare, agriculture, energy, transportation and manufacturing.
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TELUS (TSX: T, NYSE: TU) is a dynamic $17 billion global communications technology leader serving 17 million customers across wireless, data, IP, voice, television, entertainment, video and security. Our social purpose is to use our world-leading technology and compassion to drive social change and enable remarkable human outcomes. Our longstanding commitment to putting our customers first drives every aspect of our business and makes us a leader in customer service, excellence and loyalty. The numerous, enduring awards TELUS has received over the years from independent, industry-leading network insight firms demonstrate the strength and speed of TELUS’ world-leading networks and reinforces our commitment to providing Canadians with access to superior technology that empowers us connects people, resources and information that improve our lives.
TELUS International (TSX and NYSE: TIXT), operating in 28 countries around the world, is a leading innovator in digital customer experiences, delivering next-generation solutions, including AI and content moderation, for global and disruptive brands in high-growth industries, including technology and games, communications and media, and e-commerce and fintech.
TELUS Health is a global healthcare company providing preventative health and wellness solutions for employees and families. Our TELUS team, along with our 100,000 healthcare professionals, leverages the combination of TELUS’ strong digital and data analytics capabilities with our unmatched customer service to dramatically improve healing, prevention and mental health outcomes for over 50 million people and counting around the world . As the largest provider of digital solutions and digital insights of its kind, TELUS Agriculture & Consumer Goods enables efficient and sustainable production from seed to storage, helping to improve the safety and quality of food and other goods in a way that is traceable to the end consumer is.
Driven by our determination and vision to connect all citizens for good, our deeply meaningful and enduring philosophy of giving where we live has inspired TELUS, our team members and retirees to donate more than $900 million in cash, Contributions in kind, time and money to programs and 1.8 million days of service since 2000. This unprecedented generosity and volunteerism has made TELUS the largest giving company in the world. Let’s create a friendly future together.
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