Jake Gordon and Associates

Jake Gordon and Associates
TELUS

TELUS

April 18, 2005 08:30 ET

SMB World 2005 Welcomes TELUS as a Platinum Sponsor


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TSX SYMBOL: T
TSX SYMBOL: T.NV
NYSE SYMBOL: TU

APRIL 18, 2005 - 08:30 ET

SMB World 2005 Welcomes TELUS as a Platinum Sponsor

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 18, 2005) - Jake Gordon &
Associates, Canada's leading IT event management group, is pleased to
announce that TELUS (TSX:T)(TSX:T.NV)(NYSE:TU) has joined SMB World™
2005 as a regional Platinum Sponsor.

"We welcome TELUS to SMB World™ 2005," said Jacob (Jake) Gordon,
President & CEO of Jake Gordon & Associates and Chairman of SMB World.
"TELUS - one of Canada's leading providers of data, Internet Protocol
(IP), voice and wireless communications services - is an experienced
provider that has an established track record of success. It recognizes
that the business needs differ from company to company and we look
forward to learn about the innovative solutions that they offer to SMB
customers across Canada."

"We are pleased to join SMB World as a Platinum Sponsor," said Simon
Vincent, Vice President of Small Business Solutions at TELUS. "TELUS has
been working with customers finding innovative ways to ensure the
Internet and IP help transform their business. Effectively employing IP
services small and medium businesses are able to achieve the power and
reach of large business, without compromise for the intimacy, speed and
economy inherent in a small business approach. We are seeing customers
leverage tools to enhance productivity and collaboration, expand to new
markets and maintain business continuity. Appreciating the different
approaches possible with IP communications, TELUS has developed a
comprehensive suite of IP solutions tailored to the needs of small and
medium businesses. Our products range from Internet and Shared Hosting
and Application services, to a range of IP network offerings, leveraging
our national IP network, to customer premise-based IP equipment - we
have the products and services to meet small and medium business needs. "

SMB World™ 2005, Canada's Small & Medium Business Solutions Show,
provides small- and medium-sized enterprises with a unique environment
designed to address their unique operational challenges and business
needs. The SMB World speaker roster will include renowned management
experts, executive of industry associations, industry consultants,
top-tier suppliers, and top-ranking financial & technology analysts. The
event also serves as a great networking forum between local end users
and local suppliers/solution providers. The show will be held in the
various hotbeds of Canada.

- For more information about TELUS, please visit http://www.TELUS.com.

- For more detailed information about SMB World™ 2005, please visit
the event website at http://www.SMBWorld.com.

- For more information about Jake Gordon & Associates, please visit
http://www.jakegordon.com.

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