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Is short code # 5803 a legit Telus contact?

The following text was received today from 5803. Seems "phishy".
1) Is it legit?
2) If so, why the confusing/shortened "" URLs?

"TELUS Exclusive: for a limited time, get up to 30% off select accessories.

Visit your nearest TELUS store to shop the latest and greatest accessories including headphones, speakers, chargers, phone cases, screen protectors and more.

Find a participating store near you, Visit us online to shop deals,

Conditions apply. While supplies last. Msg opt out: respond unsubscribe or click"

now why wouldf a company like telus send spam like that without at least putting a notification online that the number/text are legit? i barely get any hits when googling . hey TELUS !!!! how about a section on the website listing ALL legit telus numbers and codes?

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I like your suggestion, @juanitaange. Our Admin team will look into perhaps an article about short codes in the future 🙂

Just got the same thing today. Followed briefly by a phone call where the person or auto call hung up