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Intrawest and Telus sign $30 million deal

Intrawest and Telus have signed an eight-year, $30 million deal that will see the telecommunications firm provide internet protocol and telecommunications services to all of Intrawest’s Canadian resorts.

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Shaun Hall from Telus said this was the most significant deal Telus had signed with Intrawest because it’s Canada-wide.

"Telus and Intrawest have been working together for the past 15 years in Western Canada and for all of Canada for the past five years so this is a significant deal," said Hall.

He said Telus would be helping Intrawest to "integrate data" with internet protocol (IP) and wireless technology.

"This technology will be so, for example, when a customer contacts Intrawest they get a consistent experience at a lower cost across all their resorts.

"The IP stuff is just a part of it, we’ve got mike mobiles, which can be used as walkie-talkies and a lot of other technology that will make their business run smoother."

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