TELUS Geomatics, a division of the e.Commerce
group of TELUS Enterprise Solutions, has formed a strategic alliance with
Space Imaging to offer access to one-metre and five-metre satellite data sets
through TELUS Geomatics’ Web-based Geographical Information System (GIS)
application – TELUS GeoExplorer(TM).

With this agreement, TELUS Geomatics will increase its extensive national
data warehouse with leading commercial satellite imagery. This addition will
provide TELUS clients in the energy, government, utility, municipal, and
commercial sectors with an opportunity to access an unparalleled Canadian GIS
data repository.

“This partnership will provide small businesses and enterprise clients
with a cost effective Web-based GIS system and access to extensive satellite
imagery data sets,” said Jim Huff, general manager of TELUS Geomatics.

TELUS Geomatics’ GIS Web solution incorporates huge data sets online and
offers customers an affordable alternative to traditional large upfront
investments in hardware, software, consulting services and data processing.
Customers simply layer their own proprietary data onto GeoExplorer in a secure
and reliable environment.

“By aligning with Space Imaging’s solid and established reputation as a
premier satellite data provider, TELUS accelerates its growth strategy of
becoming the leading GIS Application Service Provider in the Canadian business
market,” said David Leung, general manager of TELUS e.Commerce Solutions.

TELUS Corporation is one of Canada’s leading telecommunications
companies, providing a full range of telecommunications products and services
that connect Canadians to the world. The company is the leading service
provider in Western Canada and provides data, Internet Protocol, voice and
wireless services to Central and Eastern Canada. For more information about
TELUS, visit

TELUS Enterprise Solutions is the division of TELUS
Corporation’s large enterprise customer business unit, TELUS Client Solutions.
TELUS Enterprise Solutions is a leading provider of Information
Technology (IT) outsourcing services and comprehensive solutions.
Services include Application & Professional Services, Application Service
Provider, Customer Service Management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
Solutions, Customized e.Business Solutions, Custom Network Solutions, Document
Processing Services, Hosting Solutions, Enterprise Resource Planning, and
Technology Management & IT Outsourcing. TELUS Enterprise Solutions merges the
operations and expertise of several successful TELUS organizations including
ISM Information Systems Management (B.C.) Corporation, (ISM-BC), SRI Strategic
Resources Inc., TELUS Advanced Communications, TELUS Geomatics, TELUS
Innovative Billing Solutions, Versalys, Columbus Group and Daedalian

About Space Imaging

Space Imaging is a leading supplier of visual information products
derived from space imagery and aerial photography. The company launched the
world’s first and only one-meter resolution, commercial Earth imaging
satellite, IKONOS, on Sept. 24, 1999. The digital camera system aboard IKONOS
was designed and built by Kodak. Other Space Imaging products are produced
from the Indian Remote Sensing satellites, the U.S. Landsat satellite,
Canada’s RADARSAT and the European Space Agency’s ERS satellites. Space
Imaging also delivers aerial-derived imagery products collected by its own
Digital Airborne Imaging System (DAIS-1(TM) ). For more information about
Space Imaging, visit