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SaskTel doubles Internet speeds in Shaunavon

SaskTel doubles Internet speeds in Shaunavon

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

“SaskTel understands that rural communities need access to High Speed Internet” said Ron Styles, SaskTel President and CEO, “The world is more connected now than ever before and this upgrade will greatly benefit the residential and business customers in Shaunavon.”

High Speed Advanced Internet offers download speeds of up to 10 Mbps (megabits per second) 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.

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.

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, 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 616,000 wireless accesses, 402,000 wireline network accesses, 267,000 Internet accesses and over 107,000 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

For more information, please contact:

Greg Jacobs, SaskTel Manager of External Communications
Phone: 306.777.3433