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18th August 2011

Telus Introduces Motion CL900 Tablet PC For Mobile Workers

telusTELUS has added the Motion CL900 Tablet PC, a highly mobile, connected tablet that runs the Windows 7 Professional operating system to its list of mobile offerings. The new business-oriented tablet brings the excitement of tablets to mobile workers and enables them to work faster and smarter wherever their job may take them.

TELUS is the first Canadian carrier to offer the new Motion CL900 Tablet PC on its network. Designed for business, the 10.1″ CL900 is a rugged, ultra-light tablet PC that is competitively priced and powered by Windows 7 Professional to provide superior performance, security, manageability and business integration.

“The majority of Canadian businesses use a Windows platform to manage their day-to-day activities. The Motion CL900 Tablet PC solves some of the key issues our business customers are facing when working in the field or moving around an office by allowing them to run the Windows applications they depend on through a mobile, large-screen tablet that is both robust and lightweight,” said Jim Senko, TELUS vice-president of Small and Motion CL900 Tablet PCMedium Business. “The competitive starting price of this tablet PC, when compared to similar products, makes it an incredible value proposition for businesses with a mobile workforce. We are thrilled to be working with Motion to be the first Canadian carrier to launch the CL900 on Canada’s fastest coast-to-coast 4G wireless network (Based on TELUS’ tests of data throughput speeds in large Canadian urban centres).”

“Today’s launch by TELUS and Motion is another example of how we are leading the way for mobile workers looking for connected, point-of-service solutions,” said Scott Ball, Canada Business Development Executive, Motion. “The Motion CL900 Tablet PC can easily integrate and run business applications, be deployed across multiple locations and is designed for people who work outside of a typical office environment, such as on a construction job site, in a home healthcare environment or on the road.  TELUS has also made the CL900 affordable for small, medium and enterprise business customers to experience the power of a rugged tablet PC.”

Weighing less than 1kg (2.1 pounds), the Motion CL900 Tablet PC has been designed from the inside out to meet the challenging conditions of mobile workers. Built around an internal frame, the Motion CL900 Tablet PC is equipped with an ultra-durable Corning Gorilla Glass screen and has been tested to withstand drops up to four feet, making it the ideal tablet for use in the field.

Available at TELUS with a price starting of $999.00 on a three-year contract – that’s $999.00 after application of $250 airtime credit to be applied to the TELUS invoice within 60-90 days for each tablet purchased on a 3-year term on Tablet PC 25 rate plan.  Offer valid with the purchase of Motion CL900 Tablet PC from TELUS between August 16 to November 1, 2011 and for new activations only.  Valid for Business (Business Regular and Business Personal) and Corporate accounts only with a minimum of two (2) subscribers on the account.

The Motion CL900 Tablet PC, been built for business by Motion Computing of Austin, Texas and also features:

  • A 10.1″ brilliant screen for superior display even in bright sunlight
  • A rear-facing 3.0 MP documentation camera and front facing 1.3 MP web camera for easy video conferencing
  • Up to eight hours of battery life, so workers don’t have to waste time re-charging
  • A host of onboard connectivity options, including a USB port, an SD card slot, audio in/out jack, and micro-HDMI video out
  • Connectivity via Gobi, integrated Bluetooth, WLAN
  • System memory of 2 GB 800 MHz DDR2
  • 30 GB solid state drive for storage to save all your important documents
  • Multi-touch and digitizer pen input for signature capture and handwriting recognition

TELUS offers office and mobile communications solutions to more than 250,000 small and medium-sized businesses across Canada. SMBs doing business with TELUS can count on a large team dedicated to meeting their business needs 24/7, access to Canada’s fastest coast-to-coast 4G wireless network*, Clear and Simple wireless rate plans, the most network and business device choices in Canada and customized solutions that enable them to work wherever they are.

The Motion CL900 Tablet PC will be available on a three-year contract from TELUS starting from $999.00 – after application of $250 airtime credit to be applied to the TELUS invoice within 60-90 days for each tablet purchased on a 3-year term on Tablet PC 25 rate plan.  Offer valid with the purchase of Motion CL900 Tablet PC from TELUS between August 16 to November 1, 2011 and for new activations only.  Valid for Business (Business Regular and Business Personal) and Corporate accounts only with a minimum of two (2) subscribers on the account.

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