|[July 13, 2017]
TELUS and RingCentral Expand Portfolio of Cloud Communications Solutions to Keep Canadian Businesses Connected
(TSX: T, NYSE: TU), Canada's fastest-growing national telecommunications
company, and RingCentral,
Inc. (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of global enterprise cloud
communications and collaboration solutions, today announced the
expansion of TELUS' (News - Alert) cloud communications portfolio for Canadian
businesses with the introduction of TELUS
Business Connect Mobile. The new cloud-based mobile offering
makes the features of an enterprise-grade PBX (News - Alert) phone system available on
smartphones and tablets - eliminating the need for a landline or
expensive on-premise equipment.
This solution is designed to drive productivity and cost savings for
businesses of any size with mobile or remote workforces. It includes:
an easy setup and an administrative self-serve web tool
an auto-attendant feature to answer every call with a customized
call routing and call forwarding to ensure the call goes to the right
person every time
a dedicated business phone and toll-free number
service in English and French
"TELUS Busness Connect Mobile harnesses the power of mobility and the
capacity of the cloud to make professional call handling affordable for
Canadian businesses of any size," said Craig Thornton, vice-president
Business Mobility Solutions for TELUS. "Through our collaboration with
RingCentral (News - Alert), we're helping businesses empower their mobile workforces
while driving agility and cost savings."
TELUS Business Connect Mobile expands the portfolio of TELUS Business
Connect solutions, powered by RingCentral, with an entry level offering.
The TELUS Business Connect Standard and Premium office editions offer
full-featured voice, audio and video conferencing, and additional
capabilities across multiple devices, like desk phones, computers,
tablets and smartphones.
"Mobile ubiquity is fueling demand among businesses to untether
employees and empower them to work from any location using their mobile
devices for all business communication needs," said Marty Piombo, vice
president of strategic partnerships for RingCentral. "We're pleased to
expand our relationship with TELUS and be one of their premier cloud
communications solution partners. Together, we're enabling businesses to
be efficiently connected with their customers, partners and peers."
TELUS (TSX: T, NYSE: TU) is Canada's fastest-growing national
telecommunications company, with $12.9 billion of annual revenue and
12.7 million subscriber connections, including 8.6 million wireless
subscribers, 1.7 million high-speed Internet subscribers, 1.4 million
residential network access lines and 1.1 million TELUS TV customers.
TELUS provides a wide range of communications products and services,
including wireless, data, Internet protocol (IP), voice, television,
entertainment and video. TELUS is also Canada's largest healthcare IT
provider, and TELUS International delivers business process solutions
around the globe.
In support of our philosophy to give where we live, TELUS, our team
members and retirees have contributed over $482 million to charitable
and not-for-profit organizations and volunteered more than 7.7 million
hours of service to local communities since 2000. Created in 2005 by
President and CEO Darren Entwistle (News - Alert), TELUS' 12 Canadian community boards
and 5 International boards have led the Company's support of grassroots
charities and have contributed more than $60 million in support of 5,595
local charitable projects, enriching the lives of more than 2 million
children and youth, annually. TELUS was honoured to be named the most
outstanding philanthropic corporation globally for 2010 by the
Association of Fundraising Professionals, becoming the first Canadian
company to receive this prestigious international recognition.
For more information about TELUS, please visit telus.com.
RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG) is a leading provider of global enterprise
cloud communications and collaboration solutions. More flexible and
cost-effective than legacy on-premises systems, RingCentral empowers
today's mobile and distributed workforce to communicate, collaborate,
and connect from anywhere, on any device. RingCentral unifies voice,
video, team messaging and collaboration, conferencing, online meetings,
and integrated contact center solutions. RingCentral's open platform
integrates with leading business apps and enables customers to easily
customize business workflows. RingCentral is headquartered in Belmont,
California, and has offices around the world.
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