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SaskTel enhancing LTE capacity in Regina and Saskatoon

SaskTel enhancing LTE capacity in Regina and Saskatoon

SaskTel today announced that it will be adding LTE capacity to its wireless network in Regina and Saskatoon to address the ever-growing customer demand.

SaskTel will deploy additional carriers on 25 cellular sites in Regina and Saskatoon by the end of December 2015. These enhancements are expected to boost the LTE capacity of those sites by up to 100%.

"SaskTel is continually looking for opportunities to provide better service to their customers," said Jim Reiter, Minister Responsible for SaskTel. "This latest investment shows that SaskTel remains committed to providing the highest grade of technology available to the residents of Saskatchewan."

"SaskTel is pleased to provide enhanced LTE capacity in Regina and Saskatoon in order to address ongoing demand for bandwidth." said Ron Styles, SaskTel President and CEO. "By leveraging the wireless spectrum available to us, we will continue to enhance our network and provide the residents of Saskatchewan with a strong and reliable wireless service."

SaskTel's 4G LTE network provides increased bandwidth and download speeds of up to 150 Mbps per second. This allows customers to watch HD movies, stream music, share pictures and videos, and download applications faster than ever before.

About SaskTel
SaskTel is the leading Information and Communications Technology (ICT) provider in Saskatchewan, with over $1.2 billion in annual revenue and over 1.4 million customer connections including over 618,000 wireless accesses, 437,000 wireline network accesses, 258,000 Internet accesses and over 103,000 maxTV™ subscribers. SaskTel and its wholly-owned subsidiaries offer a wide range of ICT products and services including competitive voice, data and Internet services, wireless data services,maxTVservices, data centre services, cloud-based services, security monitoring services, advertising services, and international software and consulting services. SaskTel and its wholly-owned subsidiaries have a workforce of approximately 4,000 full-time equivalent employees (FTEs). Visit SaskTel at

For more information, please contact:
Greg Jacobs, SaskTel Manager of External Communications
Phone: 306.777.3433

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University of ReginaUniversity of Saskatchewan
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