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2017 news releases

May 19, 2017

SaskTel 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.

March 29, 2017

SaskTel 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™.

February 21, 2017

SaskTel 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 13, 2017

SaskTel 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.

January 11, 2017

SaskTel 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.

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