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SaskTel launches infiNET in Weyburn

SaskTel launches infiNET in Weyburn

The Fastest Network in Saskatchewan with Infinite Potential

SaskTel is excited to announce that infiNETTM, SaskTel’s Fibre Optic Network, is now launching in some residential areas of Weyburn. In completed areas of the city, SaskTel will begin to connect SaskTel high speed Internet and maxTV customers to the new network, with all existing and new customers having the opportunity to sign-up for infiNET once their neighbourhood is converted to fibre.

“By expanding the infiNET network, SaskTel is demonstrating their continued commitment to the residents of this province,” said Jim Reiter, Minister Responsible for SaskTel. “SaskTel continues to show leadership by building world-class networks that enhance the quality of life for all Saskatchewan people.”

“SaskTel is proud to be the only provider in Saskatchewan that offers a direct to home fibre connection,” said Ron Styles, SaskTel President and CEO. “Today with infiNET our customers will be able to download HD movies and music, enjoy uninterrupted streaming, and transfer files faster than ever before. Plus in the future with infiNET we will be able to significantly increase speeds over time without the need to replace the fibre which will allow for even faster connections.”

infiNET is being deployed through SaskTel’s Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) Program, a $670 million dollar investment to deploy fibre optics directly to homes and upgrade the broadband network in the nine largest urban centers in the province, Saskatoon, Regina, Moose Jaw, Weyburn, Estevan, Swift Current, Yorkton, North Battleford and Prince Albert.

infiNET offers HD programming and digital TV recording delivered to every set-top box in the home.

  • Watch HD on up to 7 TVs
  • Record up to 4 programs simultaneously with maxTV PVR
  • Record a show on one TV and watch it later in another room
  • Get more bundling options for maxTV™ with even faster Internet speeds

infiNET provides amazingly fast speeds – up to 260 Mbps downloading and 60 Mbps uploading – the fastest available in Saskatchewan.

  • Upload and download data, movies, music, and more in a fraction of the time
  • Stream HD movies, play games, and video chat without freezing, pixelization, or dropped connections
  • Get unlimited downloading with no overage fees

To learn more about infiNET, come visit the SaskTel infiNET trailer at the Weyburn Fair on July 6 from 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm or visit www.sasktel.com/infinet.

For more information or to subscribe to our DSL high speed service, customers can visit any SaskTel Authorized Dealer or SaskTel Store, visit our web site at www.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 www.sasktel.com

 

For media inquiries please contact:

Greg Jacobs
SaskTel Manager of External Communications
Phone: 306.777.3433   
E-mail: Greg.Jacobs@sasktel.com