Telus expands Rev A service

16 Jul 2007

Western Canada’s largest telecoms provider, Telus, has announced the availability of CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Revision A mobile broadband services in 49 cities across Alberta and British Columbia. 25 British Columbian cities, including Vancouver, Victoria, Kamloops, Kelowna, Penticton, and Whistler, are covered by the new data platform network, as well as 24 cities in Alberta, including Edmonton, Calgary, Lethbridge, Grande Prairie, and Fort McMurray. Telus announced the launch of Rev A services at the end of May 2007 in Southern Ontario, Montreal and Winnipeg; it launched its EV-DO network in November 2005. According to Telus, users in upgraded areas can expect typical upload speeds of 300kbps to 400kbps with maximum possible upload speeds of 1.8kbps; on the downlink, the cellco promises speeds of approximately 450kbps to 800kbps, up to a maximum possible speed of 3.1Mbps.

Canada, Telus Mobility (old)