TELUS Corporation

TELUS Corporation

December 15, 2014 14:01 ET

CraveTV™ Lands on TELUS Optik TV

Optik TV subscribers can now access TV favourites including Seinfeld and The Sopranos on demand and on the go

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Dec. 15, 2014) - (TSX:T)(NYSE:TU) - CraveTV, Canada's newest On Demand TV subscription service, is now available to TELUS Optik TV subscribers. CraveTV complements TELUS' expansive catalogue of TV and movie content, offering subscribers award-winning titles including Sex and the City, The Sopranos, The Big Bang Theory, Entourage, and, coming Dec. 23, Seinfeld. TV fans can watch full episodes on demand through their Optik TV digital box or on their smartphone or tablet by accessing Optik's on the go app. CraveTV costs only $4/month with an Optik TV subscription.

"Putting customers first means offering Optik TV customers an ever expanding universe of great content choices," said Blair Miller, vice-president, Content at TELUS. "CraveTV marks the first time Canadians have been able to access complete seasons of cult classics like The Sopranos, alongside all prior seasons of amazing new dramas like Orphan Black and Arrow. And at only $4 per month, there has never been a better way to binge-watch many of the most popular shows on TV. Adding CraveTV to our content line-up demonstrates our ongoing commitment to deliver the best content to our customers at an extraordinary price."

Optik TV subscribers can order CraveTV directly on channel 411 of the set-top box or online at Subscribers may also access CraveTV's full catalogue of programming on their smartphones, tablets, and computers at no additional charge by logging onto using their Optik TV account credentials or via the CraveTV app.

TELUS Optik TV subscribers can download the Optik on the go app from the Apple App Store on their iPhone, iPad, iPad Mini, and iPod touch or from Google Play on their Android smartphone or tablet. Optik on the go and the Crave TV app can be used over Wi-Fi and wireless networks, including TELUS' 4G and 4G LTE mobile networks(1).

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TELUS (TSX:T)(NYSE:TU) is Canada's fastest-growing national telecommunications company, with $11.8 billion of annual revenue and 13.5 million customer connections, including 8.0 million wireless subscribers, 3.2 million wireline network access lines, 1.45 million Internet subscribers and 888,000 TELUS TV customers. TELUS provides a wide range of communications products and services, including wireless, data, Internet protocol (IP), voice, television, entertainment and video, and is Canada's largest healthcare IT provider.

In support of our philosophy to give where we live, TELUS, our team members and retirees have contributed more than $350 million to charitable and not-for-profit organizations and volunteered 5.4 million hours of service to local communities since 2000. Created in 2005 by Executive Chairman Darren Entwistle, TELUS' 11 community boards across Canada have led the company's support of grassroots charities and will have contributed $47 million in support of 3,700 local charities organizations by the end of 2014, enriching the lives of more than two million Canadian children and youth. TELUS was honoured to be named the most outstanding philanthropic corporation globally for 2010 by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, becoming the first Canadian company to receive this prestigious international recognition.

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(1) Network data charges may apply.

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