Come in to see if the Rural Smart Hub is right for you!

TELUS now offers exclusive Internet price plans with Smart Hubs and the LTE wireless network as an in-home Internet service for customers living in select rural AB and BC communities.   Considerations for determining service eligibility include: Limited or no access TELUS high speed Internet service LTE network capacity Regulated communities TELUS High Speed Internet with Smart Hub, is an ideal at-home Internet solution: Powered by the TELUS LTE Network Download speeds averaging 12-25 Mbps Large data allowances at competitive monthly rates, starting at $60 per month High speed Wi-Fi that lets you connect multiple devices   Our store now has a tool to ensure whether or not the plans are available to you! For any questions or concerns give us a call at 780-998-9551 or stop by the store, we’re located in Cornerstone Mall.  

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TELUS Pik TV: Is here!

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TELUS Pik TV doesn’t play by the rules of traditional TV – it is a self-serve, entertainment solution that makes it easy and affordable for TELUS Internet customers to get their favourite streaming apps as well as the select live TV they miss, all in one place. The Pik TV media box ($100 to own with 30 days satisfaction guarantee) connects customers to the world of Android TV™, providing direct access to live TV, an On Demand library and the Google Play Store, where customers can download their favourite entertainment apps like Netflix and YouTube. Customers build and manage their own channel line-up, paying for the individual channels they want to watch. There are no contract requirements, and the media box is installed by the customer themselves, right out of the box.   All your entertainment in one place. The TELUS Pik TV™ media box connects you to the world of Android TV™. Access your live TV and On Demand channels, as well as popular streaming apps3 like Netflix and YouTube™ – all without switching devices. Own it for $100 before taxes 30 day money back guarantee 4 Take your shows with you. Included with your TELUS Pik TV subscription, the Pik TV app5lets you watch select shows on your tablet or smartphone. Access to some channels requires TELUS Internet. Powered by TELUS Internet. Enjoy fast and consistent home Wi-Fi for improved streaming. Plus, watching live and On Demand TV through the Pik TV media box will not contribute to your internet data usage.

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New to Telus: Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017), the latest entry to the Galaxy A series, features refinements which deliver beautiful design, powerful performance, and smart convenience. It’s the first in the series to receive an IP68 rating for dust intrusion and water submersion. Pricing on a two year term is $0 on Premium Plus or $50 on Premium Smartphone. No Term pricing is $500. For an in-depth review click here.   Reasons to buy Take it anywhere: The Galaxy A5 is the first in the A series of Samsung devices to achieve an IP68 rating. It’s dust tight and water resistant; customers can safely use it in wet conditions. Better photos: The 16MP front and rear cameras are designed to shoot photos that are both bright and clear, even in low-light environments. And, the new Floating Camera button makes it easier to take one-handed selfies. Smart and sleek design: Crafted with premium metal and glass, the Galaxy A5 seamlessly fuses 3D glass and a metal frame with a modern finish. The camera sits flush against the back and the Home button is more recessed, completing its sleek design. It’s both attractive and affordable.   Specifications:  Screen: 5.2” FHD Super AMOLED (1920×1080) Battery: 3,000mAh Internal memory: 32GB Expandable memory: Up to 256GB Camera: Front: 16MP Rear: 16MP SIM card: Nano SIM What’s in the box? Samsung Galaxy A5 Stereo headset Travel adapter Data cable (Type-C) Ejection pin Quick Start guide Check out this article for more excellent information on the A5! Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017), Galaxy A7 (2017): Hands-on and first impressions     “What does the consumer want today when it comes to smartphones? Good looks, features, great camera and a price tag which makes it worth the purchase. If one broadly classifies, there is a section of consumers which prefers budget smartphones that can be used for a small amount of time and then upgraded as desired without burning a hole in the pocket. The second category absolutely swears by the premium price tag and treats the device like a child for a significant number of years and upgrading only when there is a dire need. Then there is a third category, which somewhere lies between the budget or mid-range and premium segment. Apologies for stereotyping here, but similar to how the structure of upper middle class families works, these range of upper mid-range smartphones also offer a gorgeous architecture, aping the premium segment, while keeping the costs controlled by not being over ambitious with specs” to read more of this article go here: Come on down to Telus in Cornerstone Mall for your new phone today! For any questions feel free to call us at 780-998-9551

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Need help? Telus offers Learning Centres

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Telus Learning Centre   Looking to get the most out of your smartphone, tablet or Optik TV? Telus now offers a complimentary learning session tailored to your needs. Sessions range anywhere from 15 to 45 minutes depending on how you learn and what you’d like to learn. We offer different types of learning experiences such as one-on-one learning sessions to focus more on your needs, group sessions to get teams up to speed and Optik TV sessions to help you get more out of your Optik TV. How to get more out of your device and services   For Mobility, you can learn how to: Set up email and text messaging Back up your information Maximize battery life Prevent common issues Integrate a fitness tracker into your daily routine Set up a connected home For Optik TV®, you can learn how to: Set up an Optik TV account Take your favourite shows with you on a smartphone or tablet Customize and navigate your TV guide Manage and record programs Use apps, On Demand, and Pay Per View   Ready to get started? Book a session now

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Get ready for Optik 4K

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What is Optik 4K? 4K (also known as Ultra High Definition or UHD) is the next evolution of TV picture technology that delivers four times the pixels currently in a 1080p HD TV, with a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. The extra resolution adds more detail and depth, which makes images look incredibly realistic – more like looking through a window, than watching TV. With 4K, viewers will be able to enjoy the most realistic TV experience available. Optik 4K customers will be the first to experience this next evolution of TV in Western Canada. A growing number of TV networks, specialty channels and movie studios are creating more and more content in 4K, and the Optik 4K library of live and VOD content will continue to grow over time. Powerful, fast and ultra-responsive, Optik 4K lets customers watch and record TV in 4K. With a new Optik 4K PVR, customers can experience our fastest & most powerful PVR yet: Record 400 hours of HD or 100 hours of 4K Excellent responsiveness for changing channels and surfing the guide Enables 4K viewing on one TV connected to an Optik 4K PVR Record up to 5 HD programs at once Enjoy the 4K experience on additional TVs in the home TELUS is working to continually expand our 4K content library. Though some channels may not have an exact availability date yet, customers interested in 4K can start preparing their homes for 4K. Only TELUS delivers 4K The Optik 4K PVR is the best yet – allowing you to store 400 hours of HD or 100 hours of 4K with ultra-fast response times Enjoy 4K content on multiple 4K TVs in the home Only TELUS offers easy access to Netflix app on Optik equipment How do I get it? To be eligible for Optik 4K you must have: A 4K TV A 4K PVR TELUS Internet 50 or higher Check to see if you’re eligible for Optik TV by coming in to see us!

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Want a new 4K TV FREE?

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Want a 4K TV for FREE? Telus is offering a 49″ Toshiba 4K UHD TV free when you sign up for Optik TV and Internet for 2 years. Come see us in store for more information or call us at 780-998-9551

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Telus Now Offers Wireless Home Phone

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Who is this product for For Telus mobility customers who do not have home services with us. Telus wireless home phone offers a cost effective option that gives the customer all the benefits of the Telus mobile network, but with the functionally of a traditional land line. This is also great option for customers looking to get rid of their traditional home phone service   Why you’ll love this product ■ Portability: It’s easily transported between locations so customers can always be reached at the same home phone number, regardless of location. ■ Reliability: Hub includes a reliable 36 hour battery, keeping customers connected in the event of a power outage. ■ One-Bill: Manage bills easier with mobile and wireless home phone devices on the same bill ■ Switching is easy: Customers can port in an existing number. There no technician required to setup. It  comes with a quick start guide and is compatible with existing touch-tone phones. ■ Spend less: Costs less than traditional home phone service 3- Step Installation Insert SIM into Hub        Connect your existing Home Phone handset into the Hub (handset sold separately). Plug the Hub into an electrical outlet in an area that gets good mobile reception, and start dialing. Plan and add-on details can be found here For any questions or concerns you can call us at 780-998-9551

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Samsung Gear S2, Gear S3 and Gear Fit on iOS

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Samsung and iOS Samsung announced along side the release of the Gear S2 way back in 2015 that they would work with Apple to make Samsung wearbles compatible with iOS. After a small beta program in 2016, it’s finally a reality for those who have been waiting. Now of course they have separate apps for whether or not its part of the S series or just Fit series. Both apps are pretty similar in design and functionality, there is more information listed below on the apps and how to pair the devices. Pairing the wearables To pair their iPhone with one of Samsung’s Gear wearable, Apple users need to download one of Samsung’s new iOS apps. With the Gear S3 and Gear S2, that means downloading the Gear S app, available via the iTunes app store. Meanwhile, the Gear Fit 2 with the iOS requires the Samsung Gear. Once iOS users download and launch the corresponding app, Samsung’s software will guide you through a step by step set-up. Samsung Gear S The Samsung Gear S application connects Samsung Gear S2 and Gear S3 to your mobile device. It also manages and monitors Samsung Gear S2/S3 features and applications installed through Gear app store. Some features include: – Connect to and disconnect from a mobile device – Application download and settings – Find my Gear Install the Samsung Gear S application on your mobile device, then pair your Samsung Gear S2 or Gear S3 with a Bluetooth connection and enjoy all of its features. Samsung Gear Fit The Samsung Gear Fit application connects Samsung Gear Fit2 to your mobile device. It also manages and monitors Samsung Gear Fit2 features and applications installed through Gear App store. Use the Samsung Gear Fit application to set up and manage the following features: – Connect to and disconnect from a mobile device – Application download and settings – Find my Gear Install the Samsung Gear Fit application on your mobile device, then pair your Samsung Gear Fit2 with a Bluetooth connection and enjoy all of its features. For any questions or concerns you can come see us at Telus in the Cornerstone Mall or call us at 780-998-9551.

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What Is Apple Wi-Fi Calling and How To Use It

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Apple iPhone Wi-Fi Calling On December 12, 2016, Telus released a carrier update to compatible Apple iPhone devices enabling Apple’s new Wi-Fi Calling feature. This feature allows customers to send or receive calls or text messages (SMS and MMS) via Wi-Fi when their compatible device has little or no cellular coverage.  You can use Wi-Fi calling the same as you do on the cellular network, even if the person on the other end is not using Wi-Fi Calling. Though there is no additional cost to enable Wi-Fi Calling on devices, the calls and messages sent using this feature are billed the same as if they were made over Telus’ cellular network (minutes used to make local and nationwide calls are deducted from the customer’s monthly voice allowance and any overage will be rated according to the rate plan). Standard long distance charges apply when using Wi-Fi Calling. Wi-Fi Calling will only work within Canada at this time.   What you will need An Apple iPhone 6 or newer device (includes iPhone SE) with iOS 10.2 or newer installed. An active TELUS Wireless Postpaid rate plan with LTE SIM card. A Wi-Fi network allowing Voice over IP (VOIP) calling. Call quality does depend on the network and a minimum download speed of 0.5Mbps is recommended.   How to Activate the Feature Launch the Settings app. Select Phone. Select Wi-Fi calling then turn on You will need to read and accept the Wi-Fi Calling Terms and Conditions Enter your Emergency 911 Address. This is important as this is the address that 911 dispatchers will use if they cannot get a location from the caller in an emergency.   More information For any questions or concerns stop by Cambridge Electronics in the Cornerstone Mall or call us at 780-998-9551 If you would like more info on phone and plan details click here, to go to the Telus website.

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