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SaskTel continues to expand High Speed Internet access in rural SK

SaskTel continues to expand High Speed Internet access in rural SK

Today SaskTel announced that residents living in three rural Saskatchewan communities will now be able to enjoy the benefits of SaskTel High Speed Internet service. SaskTel has deployed High Speed Basic Internet in Craven; SaskTel has also deployed High Speed Basic and Advanced Internet service in Alvena, and Riverhurst.

“SaskTel recognizes that rural Saskatchewan needs access to quality High Speed Internet service,” said Ron Styles, SaskTel President and CEO. “By providing these communities with this service, we are opening doors for entrepreneurs that want to live outside of our major centers but still need access to how business is done in the world today.”

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. 

For more information or to subscribe to our High Speed Internet service, 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 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, 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   
E-mail: Greg.Jacobs@sasktel.com