Biggest telecommunications firms in B.C. in 2015

Ranked by number of employees in B.C. in 2015

Published on March 10, 2015. Sources: Interviews with representatives of the companies below and BIV research. Other firms may have ranked but did not provide information by deadline.

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Rank '15FootnotesCompanyMajority owner(s)Top local executive(s)Products or servicesYear foundedNo. of B.C. staff '14No. of B.C. staff '15
1 Telus Corp
555 Robson St
Vancouver, BC V6B 3K9
Phone: 604-697-8044
Fax: 604-432-9681
TSX:T; NYSE:TU Joe Natale (president and CEO); John Gossling (EVP and CFO); Darren Entwistle (executive chair) Communications products and services 1998 8,200 8,200
2 No. BC staff 2015: BIV estimate Shaw Communications Inc
1067 Cordova St W
Vancouver, BC V6C 3T5
Phone: 888-472-2222
TSX:SJR.B; NYSE:SJR J.R. Shaw (executive chair); Peter Bissonnette (president); Bradley Shaw (CEO) Diversified communications company 1966 5,140 5,140
3 No. staff worldwide 2015: As of December 31, 2013; No. staff worldwide 2014: As of December 31, 2013; No. BC staff 2015: As of December 31, 2013; No. BC staff 2014: As of December 31, 2013 Bell Canada
2925 Virtual Way
Vancouver, BC V5M 4X6
Phone: 604-678-7500
TSX, NYSE:BCE George Cope (president and CEO, BCE and Bell Canada) Communications products and services 1880 2,600 2,600
4 Glentel Inc
8501 Commerce Crt
Burnaby, BC V5A 4N3
Phone: 604-415-6500
Fax: 604-415-6565
TSX:GLN 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 590 540
5 Allstream
175 Cordova St W Suite 400
Vancouver, BC V6B 1E1
Phone: 604-638-4319
Manitoba Telecom Services Inc Larry Goerzen (regional vice-president, sales) Wireline voice, data, IT consulting, security and managed services across Canada 1967 200 200

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