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SaskTel brings faster Internet to Cypress Hills and Elk Ridge

SaskTel brings faster Internet to Cypress Hills and Elk Ridge

Today SaskTel announced that the residents living in the resort communities of Cypress Hills and Elk Ridge will be able to enjoy the benefits of faster High Speed Internet.

“SaskTel is pleased to bring faster Internet services to the resort communities of Cypress Hills and Elk Ridge” said Ron Styles, SaskTel President and CEO, “We continue to deliver world class communications services all throughout Saskatchewan, so that all residents of the province may benefit from the social, educational, and business opportunities that an advanced broadband network can deliver.”

These upgrades are part of SaskTel’s commitment to invest over $300 million in capital in Saskatchewan in 2016/17 and $1.4 billion through 2016-2021. Investments like these will ensure that Saskatchewan will continue to receive some of the best communication and entertainment services in the world.

SaskTel High Speed Internet customers in Cypress Hills will automatically be upgraded to High Speed Basic Internet (Level 2), with download speeds of up to 5 Mbps. While residents in Elk Ridge now have the option to upgrade to High Speed Advanced Internet, with download speeds of up to 10 Mbps.

SaskTel High Speed Internet includes unlimited usage, free installation, in-home Wi-Fi, spam and email virus filtering, and 24/7 helpdesk support – all for one low monthly price.

For more information, customers can visit any SaskTel Authorized Dealer or SaskTel Store, visit our web site at sasktel.com, or call 1-800-SASKTEL (1-800-727-5835).

About SaskTel

SaskTel is the leading Information and Communications Technology (ICT) provider in Saskatchewan, with over $1.2 billion in annual revenue and approximately 1.4 million customer connections including 616,000 wireless accesses, 402,000 wireline network accesses, 267,000 Internet accesses and over 107,000 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, maxTV services, 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 sasktel.com.

For more information, please contact:

Greg Jacobs, SaskTel Manager of External Communications
Phone: 306.777.3433
Email: Greg.Jacobs@sasktel.com