Biggest telecommunications firms in B.C. in 2014

Ranked by number of employees in B.C. in 2014

Published March 11, 2014. Sources: Interviews with companies below and BIV research. Other companies may have ranked but did not respond to information requests by deadline.

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Rank '14FootnotesCompanyTop local executive(s)Products or servicesYear foundedNo. of B.C. staff '13No. of B.C. staff '14
1 Telus Corp
555 Robson St
Vancouver, BC V6B 3K9
Phone: 604-697-8044
Fax: 604-432-9681
Joe Natale (president and CEO); John Gossling (EVP and CFO); Darren Entwistle (executive chair) Communications products and services 1998 8,100 8,200
2 Shaw Communications Inc
1067 Cordova St W
Vancouver, BC V6C 3T5
Phone: 888-472-2222
J.R. Shaw (executive chair); Peter Bissonnette (president); Bradley Shaw (CEO) Diversified communications company 1966 5,073 5,140
3 No. staff worldwide 2014: As of December 31, 2013; No. staff worldwide 2013: As of December 31, 2012; No. BC staff 2014: As of December 31, 2013; No. BC staff 2013: As of December 31, 2012 Bell Canada
2925 Virtual Way
Vancouver, BC V5M 4X6
Phone: 604-678-7500
George Cope (president and CEO, BCE and Bell Canada) Communications products and services 1880 2,500 2,600
4 No. staff worldwide 2014: 2013 figure; No. staff worldwide 2013: 2012 figure; No. BC staff 2014: BIV estimate; No. BC staff 2013: 2012 figure Rogers Communications
4710 Kingsway Suite 1600
Burnaby, BC V5H 4W4
Phone: 604-214-2161
Fax: 604-431-1414
Guy Laurence (CEO); Gordon Nelson (VP and GM) Telecommunications and media company 1983 1,988 2,000
5 Glentel Inc
8501 Commerce Crt
Burnaby, BC V5A 4N3
Phone: 604-415-6500
Fax: 604-415-6565
Thomas Skidmore (chair, president and CEO); Jas Boparai (executive VP and CFO) Telecommunications services and mobile solutions in Canada, the U.S., Australia and the Philippines 1963 540 590

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