May 17, 2010
The Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) has awarded SecurTek CSAA Five Diamond Certification for providing superior monitoring service in the North American security industry. SecurTek is just the fifth company in Canada to achieve CSAA Five Diamond Certification.
“SecurTek has grown rapidly from a new player to an industry leader in just 11 years,” said Robert Watson, SaskTel President and CEO. “On behalf of SaskTel, congratulations to everyone at SecurTek for achieving this prestigious designation.”
“SecurTek employees have worked hard to achieve Five Diamond certification,” said Barry Rogers, SecurTek President and Chief Operating Officer. “I want to thank the CSAA for recognizing our efforts and demonstrating to our customers that they can continue to expect industry-leading service from SecurTek.”
In order to achieve Five Diamond Certification, every SecurTek operator was required to pass a CSAA training course and to demonstrate:
The Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) is a 60-year-old non-profit trade association that represents the major burglar and fire alarm central monitoring stations. CSAA is located in Vienna, Virginia, outside of Washington, D.C.
SecurTek, a wholly owned subsidiary of SaskTel, provides commercial and residential monitoring services to customers across Canada in partnership with a network of independent authorized dealers. The company operates a state-of-the-art monitoring centre in Yorkton, Saskatchewan and one in Winnipeg, Manitoba. In addition to intrusion monitoring, SecurTek provides video and medical alert monitoring, as well as monitoring via IP and environmental systems monitoring. SecurTek’s web site is www.securtek.com.
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 550,000 wireless accesses, 543,000 wireline network accesses, 225,000 Internet accesses and 77,000 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.
For more information, please contact:
Andy Tate, SaskTel Media Relations
Phone: (306) 777-4548