Telus Corp. is serving up a strong dose of network security by taking a bite out of Bell’s dominant turf, winning the Government of Ontario’s telecommunications contract.

The five-year deal, worth $140 million, will supply the Ontario government’s Ministry of Government Services with Telus’ portfolio of network services. Telus will also employ what the company calls “a superior IT security solution suite” for the Ontario government, with a focus on protecting Ontario citizens’ personal data.

Mike Martin, managing director of Telus’ Public Sector Business Solutions, says that the security suite Telus is planning for the government incorporates features unique to Telus.

“The security suite is all-

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