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2017 news releases
May 19, 2017SaskTel opposes CRTC Phase-out of local service subsidy
SaskTel today announced its opposition to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission’s (CRTC) proposed plan (Telecom Notice of Consultation CRTC 2017-92) to phase-out the local service subsidy regime.
May 19, 2017SaskTel Announces 2017-18 Capital Investment
Today SaskTel announced that it will invest approximately $302 million of capital in Saskatchewan in 2017-2018* and over $1.4 billion through the next five years.
May 10, 2017SaskTel expects Mother’s Day to be busy again this year
SaskTel is expecting another busy Mother’s Day with customers forecasted to make approximately 1,130,000 calls on Sunday May 14th.
March 30, 2017SaskTel completes LTE expansion and boasts largest LTE network in Province
SaskTel today announced it has completed its project to expand LTE coverage throughout Saskatchewan.
March 29, 2017SaskTel bringing next generation IPTV to rural Saskatchewan
SaskTel today announced that it has signed an agreement with Ericsson, a world leader in communication technology and services and one of the leading providers of TV and media products and services, to adopt the Ericsson MediaFirst solution suite to transform maxTV™.
March 13, 2017SaskTel brings LTE to 146 new rural communities
SaskTel today announced it has expanded LTE coverage for the first time to 146 towers that serve rural areas and communities across Saskatchewan.
February 28, 2017SaskTel to expand High Speed Internet access to more rural
Today SaskTel announced plans to expand High Speed Internet to 15 rural communities in 2017/18.
February 21, 2017SaskTel bringing LTE to more Rural communities
SaskTel today announced it has expanded LTE coverage for the first time to 96 towers that serve the rural areas and communities of western and southeastern Saskatchewan.
February 16, 2017Northern Saskatchewan benefitting from Faster Internet
Today SaskTel announced that they have completed upgrading the High Speed Internet service in nearly 2,700 homes across 26 communities in northern Saskatchewan.
February 13, 2017SaskTel concerned with CRTC’s Basic Service Offering decision
SaskTel today expressed concerns that the CRTC recent decision regarding basic telecommunications services plans to phase out the $100M local service subsidy for rural areas in Canada including a $16M subsidy in 2016/17 for rural telephone subscribers in Saskatchewan.
February 6, 2017SaskTel Expands Data Centre Footprint in Regina
SaskTel today announced it has received approval to proceed with purchasing a Tier III Data Centre in White City for $10.7 million.
January 26, 2017SaskTel Tier III Data Centre in Saskatoon now operational
SaskTel today announced its new certified Tier III Data Centre in Saskatoon is now fully operational.
January 25, 2017SaskTel triples Internet speeds in the White Bear resort and White Bear IR
Today SaskTel announced that the residents of the White Bear resort community and the White Bear IR will now be able to enjoy the benefits of faster High Speed Internet.
January 25, 2017SaskTel launches High Speed Internet in Crystal Lake and York Lake
Today SaskTel announced that they have launched High Speed Internet in the resort communities of Crystal Lake and York Lake.
January 20, 2017SaskTel continues to expand LTE in Rural Saskatchewan
SaskTel today announced it has expanded LTE coverage for the first time to 62 towers in rural Saskatchewan increasing speeds in these areas by up to 10 times.
January 20, 2017SaskTel and CURLSASK to offer free live broadcast of SaskTel Tankard and Viterra Scotties Semi-Final and Final Games on SaskTel maxTV™
Today SaskTel announced maxTV customers will have the exclusive opportunity to watch free live coverage of the SaskTel Men’s Tankard semi-final and final on Sunday, February 5, 2017, as well as the Viterra Scotties semi-final and final on Sunday, January 29, 2017.
January 19, 2017Rush and SaskTel maxTV™ announce local TV broadcast partnership
The Saskatchewan Rush Lacrosse Club and SaskTel maxTV announced today a broadcast partnership that designates SaskTel maxTV as the Official Television Broadcast Home of the Rush.
January 17, 2017SaskTel Signs LTE Roaming Agreement for the U.S.
SaskTel today announced it has launched 4G LTE roaming in the United States with AT&T providing up to 10 times faster data speeds than 3G.
January 11, 2017SaskTel reminds CDMA customers of network shutdown
SaskTel is reminding its CDMA customers that effective July 5, 2017, it will be turning down its Code division multiple access (CDMA) network and CDMA devices will no longer function.
January 5, 2017SaskTel Select Wi-Fi is now the Largest Wi-Fi network in Saskatchewan
SaskTel Select Wi-Fi provides SaskTel customers with free and unlimited internet access on over 4100 access points in over 1,700 locations spread across 23 communities in Saskatchewan, making it the largest Wi-Fi network available in the province.
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Michelle Englot, SaskTel Director of External Communications
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