Telus announced on Wednesday its 5G network has expanded to new locations in Alberta and Quebec.
Customers in Lethbridge, Alberta, now have access to the Telus 5G network. The expansion is part of the company’s $14.5 billion investment in the province through 2024.
“The significant investments we are making in our world-leading network to rapidly expand our 5G footprint is enabling us to connect the citizens of Lethbridge to the people, resources and critical information they need as we continue to navigate the global pandemic,” said Darren Entwistle, President and CEO, in a statement.
Telus 5G Network Expands in Quebec
As for Telus customers in Quebec, the company’s 5G network is now live in Montreal, Lanaudière, Laurentides and Montérégie regions. This is part of a $90 million investment in the Greater Montreal region, says the company.
Telus says its 5G network is now available in over 70 extra communities in Quebec.
Overall, Telus says its 5G network is expanding to over 615 communities in Canada this year, including 157 in Quebec, and will cover more than 70% of the population by the end of the year.