TELUS and Samsung Electronics Canada today
announced the exclusive Canadian availability of the Samsung A950 featuring
access to TELUS Mobile Music, TELUS Mobile TV integrated MP3
capabilities, Bluetooth support, 1.3 megapixel digital camera, video
recorder and expandable memory and operating on the leading-edge Wireless High
Speed network.

“The Samsung A950 provides clients with the convenience of getting
advanced information and entertainment services anywhere, anytime all in an
attractive package,” said Robert Blumenthal, TELUS’ Senior Vice President of
Products and Services. “TELUS continues to lead the telecommunications
industry by delivering the coolest new products and services on our fastest

“We are excited to partner with TELUS to offer the Samsung A950,” said
Robert Parker, Vice President, Wireless Terminals Division, Samsung
Electronics Canada. “Paired with the TELUS Wireless High Speed network, the
Samsung A950 provides the ultimate mobile experience for Canadians
on-the-move, including downloading music or watching TV clips.”

The Samsung A950, operating on TELUS’ Wireless High Speed network takes
the wait out of downloading music with TELUS Mobile Music, watching TV with
TELUS Mobile TV, surfing the Internet and downloading large files, including
images, ringtones, games and software applications. Clients can also access
these advanced data services with the Samsung A950 on the national 1X network
at average speeds of 144 kbps.

TELUS’ Wireless High Speed network offers typical download speeds of 400
to 700 kbps and a top speed of up to 2.4 Mbps. Based on the CDMA 1xEVDO
standard, Wireless High Speed is available in Vancouver, Whistler, Calgary,
Fort McMurray, Edmonton, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Mont-Tremblant, St. Jovite
and Quebec City, and is expected to roll out to more urban centres in 2006.

The Samsung A950 also features a built-in MP3 player, a 1.3 megapixel
digital camera with flash and zoom, video capabilities, integrated
Bluetooth(R) technology for wireless compatible headsets or hands-free car
kits and optional 1GB micro SD memory card for storing a wide range of music,
video, photo and other files.