November 9, 2010
SaskTel today introduced the Wireless Device Protection Plan, an optional insurance and extended warranty plan for customers who want to protect themselves in case their SaskTel wireless device is lost, stolen, damaged or it malfunctions. The cost is either $6 or $7 per month depending upon the value of the device. The plan can be purchased any time within 12 months after buying a wireless device from a SaskTel Store or SaskTel Authorized Dealer.
"SaskTel is pleased to offer our wireless customers this comprehensive plan that provides both insurance and extended warranty coverage for SaskTel devices," said Ron Styles, SaskTel President and CEO. "This plan is affordable and offers customers protection from the high cost of replacing lost, stolen, damaged or malfunctioning wireless devices."
Coverage under the Wireless Device Protection Program is administered by eSecuritel which handles all claims and claim disputes. If a claim is approved the customer can go to any SaskTel Store or SaskTel Authorized Dealer for a replacement device. The replacement would be the same model or a comparable replacement if the same model is unavailable. Deductibles range from $75 to $225 depending upon the value, make and model of the device.
Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Corporation (SaskTel) is the leading full service communications provider in Saskatchewan, with $1.15 billion in annual revenue and more than 1.4 million customer connections including more than 560,000 wireless accesses, 543,000 wireline network accesses, 225,000 Internet accesses and 83,000 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 2009, SaskTel contributed more than $651 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 4,800 employees. Visit SaskTel at www.sasktel.com.
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