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  • World-leading communications technology company brings technical & domain leadership, scale to LFN ecosystem in Canada, innovating on open source projects to enable a new era of smarter, sustainable technologies
  • TELUS signals commitment to leverage open source for collaborative network transformation across cloud, edge, and 5G

SAN FRANCISCO– October 11, 2022 – LF Networking (LFN), the de-facto collaboration ecosystem for Open Source Networking projects, today announced that it welcomes TELUS as a Platinum member. The world-leading communications technology company joins 18 other leading global organizations as Platinum members, all working to accelerate open source networking, collaboration and innovation that will ultimately transform the way we live and work -enabling a new era of smarter, sustainable technologies in key verticals such as agriculture, healthcare and manufacturing.   

“We are thrilled to welcome TELUS to the LF Networking community,” said Arpit Joshipura, general manager, Networking, Edge and IoT, at the Linux Foundation. “As an industry-leading carrier and technology innovator, TELUS brings years of expertise, domain knowledge, and skills to the LFN ecosystem. We look forward to collaborative efforts that accelerate the future of open source networking.”

TELUS will contribute to a broad range of innovations in 5G/6G, Edge, Automation, AI/ML and Cloud Native Foundations. The company is making its first major step into the world of open source and will leverage the power of its global leading network and digital transformation to meet the evolving needs of customers across the country. By sharing the evolving knowledge and technology available, TELUS continues to enhance its social purpose and enable new ways of working, to help solve the critical issues we face today such as climate change and agricultural sustainability. 

“TELUS is pleased to join the LF Networking community to collaborate on the future of open networking,” said Ibrahim Gedeon, CTO, TELUS. “By joining LFN, we’ll have the opportunity to bring new projects to the community, bring TELUS thought leadership to a broad range of projects that are driving the future of tech and network connectivity forward, and collaborate with global organizations towards the common goal of accelerating network transformation. Together and through open collaboration, we can propel innovation and use our game-changing technologies to drive meaningful changes and enable solutions for some of the world’s challenges.”    

TELUS is a dynamic, world-leading communications technology company with $17 billion CDN in annual revenue and 17 million customer connections spanning wireless, data, IP, voice, television, entertainment, video, and security. Its social purpose is to leverage global-leading technology and compassion to drive social change and enable remarkable human outcomes. Its longstanding commitment to putting customers first fuels every aspect of the business, making TELUS a distinct leader in customer service excellence and loyalty. 

Join the LFN Community at ONE Summit

The LF Networking community will gather in person, November 11-12 in Seattle, Wash., for ONE Summit North America. ONE Summit is the industry’s premier open networking event that enables collaborative development and innovation across enterprises, service providers/telcos, and cloud providers to shape the future of networking and edge computing. Register to attend in-person and review highlights from the session schedule, including a talk from TELUS’ Sana Tariq, Principal Technology Architect, on The Intersection of Telco Standards and Cloud Native Automation Principles Through Open Source.

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