Telus now Canada’s 2nd-largest wireless provider

Telus has the second largest number wireless subscribers in the country after overtaking Bell for the second financial quarter in a row.

The telecommunications company, often third behind Rogers and BCE, came in second spot after its quarterly figure results this week.

Telus’s number of wireless subscribers in the fourth quarter of 2013 was the second consecutive period they have had higher numbers than Bell Mobility. In the fourth quarter of 2013, Telus had a grown to 7.807 million wireless subscribers and BCE had 7.778 million.

In 2013, Telus saw a growth in its subscriber base of 1.8 per cent, Bell saw and increase of 1.3 per cent in and Rogers raised its wireless customers by 0.7 per cent.

Revenues from wireless operations for Telus were up 4.1 per cent to $1.43 billion compared to the same period last year. BCE’s numbers were at $1.51 billion, up 3.2 per cent, Rogers’s revenue was at $1.67 billion, down two per cent.

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