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SaskTel doubles Internet speeds in Hudson Bay

SaskTel doubles Internet speeds in Hudson Bay

Today SaskTel announced that the majority of residents living in Hudson Bay will be able to enjoy the benefits of faster High Speed Internet with the introduction of High Speed Advanced Internet.

“SaskTel is pleased to bring faster internet services to the community of Hudson Bay,” said Ron Styles, SaskTel President and CEO. “Today’s world is more connected than ever before and upgrades like these greatly benefit both the residential and business customers in communities like Hudson Bay.”

This upgrade is 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.

High Speed Advanced Internet offers download speeds of up to 10 Mbps which is up to twice as fast as High Speed Basic Internet.  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 or to determine eligibility for the upgrade, 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 617,000 wireless accesses, 395,000 wireline network accesses, 272,000 Internet accesses and over 110,000 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