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SaskTel brings High Speed Internet to Frobisher and Minton

SaskTel brings High Speed Internet to Frobisher and Minton

Today SaskTel announced that residents living in Frobisher and Minton will now be able to enjoy the benefits of SaskTel High Speed Basic and Advanced Internet service.

“Our government understands that rural communities need access to world class communications services,” said Jim Reiter, Minister Responsible for SaskTel. “The residents and businesses in Frobisher and Minton will all benefit greatly from the launch of SaskTel High Speed Internet in their communities.”

“Our customers are always top of mind when we make investments to expand and improve our networks,” said Ron Styles, SaskTel President and CEO. “That is why we are pleased to bring our High Speed Internet service to these two communities and also why we will continue to make important investments throughout all parts of the province where our neighbours and customers live and work.”

High Speed Basic Internet offers download speeds of up to 5 Mbps (megabits per second). High Speed Advanced Internet offers download speeds of up to 10 Mbps (megabits per second). SaskTel High Speed Internet includes unlimited usage, free installation, spam and email virus filtering, and 24/7 helpdesk support – all for one low monthly price.

In May, SaskTel announced a commitment to invest $331 million in capital in  Saskatchewan in 2016-2017 and $1.4 billion through 2016-2021. These investments will ensure that Saskatchewan will continue to receive some of the best communication and entertainment services in the world including maxTV, Internet, data, and future IP-based services through industry leading 4G/LTE and infiNET networks.

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:

Emily McNair, SaskTel Manager of External Communications
Phone: 306.777.4548
Email: emily.mcnair@sasktel.com