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2018 news releases
September 26, 2018SaskTel launches maxTV Stream in 12 more communities
SaskTel today announced the launch of maxTV Stream, the next-generation in television and entertainment, in Abernethy, Balcarres, Fort Qu’Appelle, Katepwa, Lebret, Lemberg, Lipton, Air Ronge, La Ronge, Maryfield, Moosomin, and Wapella.
September 25, 2018SaskTel to improve wireless service to 7 more rural Saskatchewan locations
SaskTel today announced plans to improve 4G LTE cellular services in 7 addition rural communities, bringing the total to 50, throughout Saskatchewan by deploying a small cell site solution.
August 31, 2018SaskTel extends internet service further into rural Saskatchewan
Today SaskTel announced that it has expanded DSL internet service to the Villages of Veregin, Stenen, and the Hamlet of Neuanlage.
August 29, 2018SaskTel continues to upgrade internet speeds in rural Saskatchewan
Today SaskTel announced it is bringing faster internet to six rural communities. The residents of Birch Hills, Carrot River, Fort Qu’Appelle, Hudson Bay, Moosomin and Porcupine Plain can now enjoy SaskTel’s interNET Extended 25 service.
August 22, 2018SaskTel brings the next-generation of TV and entertainment to Saskatchewan with the launch of maxTV Stream
Today SaskTel announced the launch of maxTV Stream, the next-generation in television and entertainment.
August 7, 2018SaskTel remains focused on Corporate Social Responsibility
SaskTel today released its 2017/18 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report reinforcing the company’s commitment to being an ethical, active, and engaged member of the communities it serves in the province of Saskatchewan.
July 30, 2018SaskTel unleashing faster internet in rural Saskatchewan with the launch of interNET Extended 25
Today SaskTel announced that it is bringing a whole new level of speed to rural Saskatchewan with the launch of interNET Extended 25.
July 25, 2018SaskTel Internet now available at Waskesiu Lake
Today SaskTel announced that it has launched internet service in the Resort Village of Waskesiu Lake. Residents can now enjoy the benefits of SaskTel Internet with two packages to choose from, interNET Extended 5 and interNET Extended 10.
July 11, 2018Lloydminster Agricultural Exhibition Association now offering SaskTel Select Wi-Fi
The Lloydminster Exhibition is pleased to announce we have partnered with SaskTel to provide free SaskTel Select Wi-Fi at our facilities. This service is free to all our guests.
July 11, 2018SaskTel Reports Strong Financial Results for 2017/18
SaskTel today reported 2017/18 net income of $121.0 million and operating revenues of $1,253.2 million for the year ending March 31, 2018.
July 5, 2018SaskTel continues to improve internet access and speed in rural Saskatchewan
Today SaskTel announced that it has launched High Speed Internet service in Aquadeo Beach, Mervin, Mission Lake, and SaskTel has also introduced faster internet service in Fort San.
July 4, 2018SaskTel Improving Wireless Service in 43 Rural Saskatchewan Locations
SaskTel today announced plans to improve 4G LTE cellular services in 43 rural communities throughout rural Saskatchewan by deploying a small cell site solution.
June 7, 2018SaskTel investing $4.6 million to improve wireless service in parts of rural Saskatchewan
Today SaskTel announced plans to invest approximately $4.6 million to significantly improve the data capacity of 37 towers serving rural Saskatchewan by the end of March 2019. The full list of towers to be upgraded can be found below.
June 6, 2018SaskTel announced today that it will offer subsidized High Speed Internet to thousands of low-income families all across Saskatchewan
SaskTel announced today that it will offer subsidized High Speed Internet to thousands of low-income families all across Saskatchewan through the Federal Government’s Connecting Families initiative.
May 14, 2018SaskTel To Invest $301 Million in Capital in 2018-2019
Today SaskTel announced that it will invest approximately $301 million of capital in Saskatchewan in 2018-2019 and over $1.4 billion through the next five years.
May 7, 2018Wireless data use and messaging continue to climb on Mother’s Day
This Mother’s Day, SaskTel expects that Saskatchewan residents will once again put their mobile devices through the paces as wireless data use and messaging continue to grow in popularity.
April 17, 2018SaskTel seeks Saskatchewan’s help in second ever Phones for a Fresh Start cellphone recycling drive
Today, in celebration of Earth Month, SaskTel announced the launch of its second Phones for a Fresh Start cellphone drive. Managing to divert over 5,000 cellphones and their accessories from the landfill during its last edition, the drive seeks to do even better this year.
April 16, 2018SaskTel Upgrades Internet in Three Indigenous Communities
The residents of three Saskatchewan Indigenous communities are now enjoying faster High Speed Internet. The communities of Nekaneet First Nation, Poundmaker Cree Nation, and Sweetgrass First Nation have been upgraded to SaskTel’s interNET Extended 5 service.
April 16, 2018SaskTel High Speed Internet Now Available in Ebenezer
Today SaskTel announced that it has launched High Speed Internet service in the Village of Ebenezer.
April 12, 2018Directwest Breaks into the Digital Out of Home Advertising Market by Acquiring 20 Digital Boards
Today Directwest announced that it is making an aggressive push into the digital out of home advertising space by acquiring 20 digital boards from Canadian Digital Signs Inc.
March 27, 2018SaskTel Nears Completion of Project to Expand Fusion Internet to 34 Towers Serving Rural Saskatchewan
Today SaskTel announced that it has nearly completed a $4.2 million project to expand Fusion Internet to 34 additional towers serving rural Saskatchewan.
March 15, 2018SaskTel Upgrades Internet in Air Ronge and La Ronge
Today SaskTel announced that it has launched High Speed interNET Extended 10 in Air Ronge and La Ronge.
March 1, 2018SaskTel Launches High Speed Internet in Two New Communities
Today SaskTel announced that it has launched High Speed Internet service in the villages of Maryfield and Tugaske.
February 28, 2018SaskTel’s I Am Stronger shows its support for Pink Shirt Day with rally at Evan Hardy Collegiate in Saskatoon
Today SaskTel announced the kickoff to the second annual I Am Stronger Pink Shirt Day rally.
February 26, 2018BB: Canada West championship games headed to SaskTel, TELUS
Canada West basketball is coming to a television near you, as the conference is proud to partner with SaskTel to broadcast both the women’s and men’s championship games this weekend.
February 26, 2018SaskTel Continues to Expand High Speed Fusion Internet
Today SaskTel announced that High Speed Fusion Internet will be available on 25 more towers serving rural Saskatchewan by the end of March 2018.
January 29, 2018infiNET coming to the Battlefords
Today SaskTel announced plans to expand infiNET Saskatchewan's fastest fibre optics network, to Battleford and North Battleford.
January 3, 2018SaskTel and the RUSH announce broadcast partnership
Back by popular demand, 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.
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Michelle Englot, SaskTel Director of External Communications
Greg Jacobs, SaskTel External Communications
Tim Jones, SaskTel Manager of External Communications