The home of the future is coming to Abbotsford starting March 31

TELUS investing $80.6 million to connect local homes and businesses to PureFibre network

  • Mar. 30, 2017 7:00 a.m.
The Telus Fiber Future Home will on display at Highstreet Mall until April 7.

The Telus Fiber Future Home will on display at Highstreet Mall until April 7.

Ever wondered what the future will look like? Well, Telus is giving you a chance as it brings The Future Home to Abbotsford starting Friday, March 31.

The public will get a sneak preview into what a home of the future could look like because of faster Internet speeds, enabled by a fibre optic network.

The 585-square-foot Future Home, powered by TELUS PureFibre™, is designed to demonstrate innovative concept technology. Experiences include an EcoHub that looks at the energy saving and eco friendly items in a home at the click of a button and an intelligent kitchen with a smart stove, counter, skillet and interactive recipes. Check out the TELUS Future Home website to get a glimpse of what to expect at fibre.telus.com/futurehome/.

The arrival of the Future Home follows TELUS’ announcement that it is investing $80.6 million in Abbotsford to connect local homes and businesses to the TELUS PureFibre™ network.

The home is free to visit and open to the public. It will be located at Highstreet Mall (3122 Mount Lehman Rd.) starting Friday, March 31 to Friday, April 7 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Monday to Tuesday), 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Wednesday to Friday) and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Saturday to Sunday).

All visitors can enter a contest to win a prize pack courtesy of Samsung, which includes a 55” Samsung UHD LED Smart TV (retail value $2,300), a Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 LTE 9.7 (retail value $550) and a Samsung Galaxy S7 (retail value $899).