March 22, 2010
Residents of Cochin, Lipton and Meota will now be able to enjoy the benefits of SaskTel High Speed Internet service.
“SaskTel High Speed Internet service offers speed, convenience and unlimited access for residential and business customers,” Minister Responsible for SaskTel Don Morgan said. “With high speed internet service, Saskatchewan residents have access to a world of knowledge, opportunity and entertainment.”
“SaskTel is proud to offer high speed internet service to approximately 99 percent of the Saskatchewan population,” SaskTel President and CEO Robert Watson said. “This province now enjoys some of the most extensive high speed internet coverage available anywhere.”
SaskTel High Speed Internet service is many times faster than dial-up, allows a simultaneous phone conversation on the same phone line, and includes unlimited time online. Local authorized SaskTel High Speed Internet dealers have full coverage information and service details.
Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Corporation (SaskTel) is the leading full service communications provider in Saskatchewan, with $1.138 billion in annual revenue and over 1.3 million customer connections including over 510,000 wireless accesses, 555,000 wireline network accesses, 216,000 internet accesses and 76,000 Max™ (TV) subscribers. SaskTel offers a wide range of communications products and services including competitive voice, data, internet, entertainment, national security, messaging, cellular, wireless data and directory services. In addition, SaskTel International offers software solutions and project consulting in countries around the world. In 2008, SaskTel contributed over $610 million to the Saskatchewan economy through dollars spent with Saskatchewan-based suppliers and sponsorships to non-profit organizations. SaskTel and its wholly-owned subsidiaries have a workforce of approximately 5,000 employees. Visit SaskTel at www.sasktel.com.
For more media inquiries only, please contact:
Andy Tate, SaskTel Media Relations
Phone: (306) 777-4548