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New BlackBerry Curve 8350i smartphone

TELUS recently launched the new BlackBerry Curve 8350i smartphone, featuring support for the popular Direct Connect Push To Talk service and available only on the TELUS Mike Network. The BlackBerry Curve 8350i smartphone is the ultimate productivity tool for professionals in the field and on the go who need instant communication with their teams along with instant access to their e-mail. The new smartphone is packed with functionality, including built-in Wi-fiand GPS, and combines BlackBerry communications and multimedia capabilities with Mike’s Direct Connect Push To Talk, all in one. “The BlackBerry Curve 8350i combines the convenience of our Mike Direct Connect Push To Talk technology and the trusted BlackBerry solution,” said Jim Senko, vice president of Mobility Solutions at TELUS. “It’s a fantastic new addition to our extensive selection of business-ready smartphones operating on our Mike or PCS networks.” Featuring integrated Global Positioning System (GPS), the BlackBerry Curve 8350i smartphone from TELUS supports GPS tracking and dispatch solutions and also has Bluetooth-enabled support for accessories such as wireless headsets or hands-free car kits. In addition to being ready for work, the BlackBerry Curve 8350i is ready for play. It includes a robust media player, a 2MP camera with video recording and the capacity to store up to 16GB of music, pictures, video and documents per memory card. And with its built-in Wi-Fi, users have more ways to stay connected with the people and information that matter most.

Keeping field workers safe

TELUS Field Pack for Energy Services helps Canadian energy services companies address labour challenges and strengthen their productivity strategies. TELUS Field Pack for Energy Services offers businesses reliable information about the status of employees, jobs and pieces of equipment in real-time. It improves and speeds decision-making through instant collaboration tools that can increase field productivity through optimized route scheduling, expedite accurate invoice payments, and provide instant connectivity to corporate applications.

TELUS Field Pack for Energy Services keeps field workers safe and connected

TELUS Field Pack for Energy Services was recently launched to help Canadian energy services companies address labour challenges and strengthen their productivity strategies. With over 70 percent of energy service employees working primarily in the field, TELUS Field Pack for Energy Services offers businesses reliable information about the status of employees, jobs and pieces of equipment in real-time. The TELUS Field Pack for Energy Services improves and speeds decision-making through instant collaboration tools that can increase field productivity through optimized route scheduling, expedite accurate invoice payments, and provide instant connectivity to corporate applications. Variable pricing based upon the application each customer requires is one of the benefits the Field Pack offers to business. Included in the TELUS Field Pack are solutions such as: wireless field ticketing eliminates manual ticketing and reduces payment cycle times; fleet tracking and automated vehicle location optimizes dispatch and delivery, reduces fuel usage; TELUS Navigator provides real-time, voice-prompted GPS navigation; visual voice mail and unified mailbox saves time by consolidating voicemail, e-mail and fax messages in a single application; work alone solutions monitor mobile workers in real-time; and TELUS Premium Desktop Backup automatically backs up critical data, and protects against IT breaches.