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SaskTel launches maxTV Stream in 18 more communities

SaskTel launches maxTV Stream in 18 more communities

SaskTel today announced maxTV Stream is now available in 18 more communities including Arborfield, Bethune, Carrot River, Craik, Englefeld, Francis, Holdfast, Imperial, Kinistino, Kronau, Leroy, Melfort, Naicam, Sedley, Spalding, St. Brieux, Watson, and Yellow Creek. This new service combines the best of traditional television with advanced new features and the latest over-the-top (OTT) content from Netflix and YouTube. 

“SaskTel continues to deliver innovative products and services to the people of Saskatchewan with the rollout of maxTV Stream,” said Don Morgan, Minister Responsible for SaskTel. “maxTV Stream will provide Saskatchewan residents with a high quality and affordable television service that they can take on the go and watch anywhere in Canada.” 

“With its cutting-edge technology and impressive set of features, maxTV Stream is completely transforming television and entertainment in Saskatchewan,” said Doug Burnett, Acting President and CEO of SaskTel. “Plus, by leveraging our expansive broadband network, we’ll be able to deliver maxTV Stream to hundreds of communities, making it more widely available than any other wireline television service in Saskatchewan.”

Loaded with over 110 channels to choose from and thousands of hours of Video-on-Demand (VOD) content, maxTV Stream raises the bar for television and entertainment with its innovative features, such as:

  • Restart TV – Restart live TV up to 72 hours in the past so you’ll never miss your show again.
  • maxTV App – Watch live TV and VOD programming on your smartphone or tablet, anywhere in Canada.
  • Built-in applications – Easily access Netflix, YouTube, and more right from your media box.
  • State-of-the-art equipment – Control your TV like never before with Bluetooth and voice command technology.

SaskTel plans to expand maxTV Stream to more than 350 communities by 2020. maxTV Stream comes pre-loaded with 55 channels, VOD, and all the features listed above, starting at $19.95/month when bundled with SaskTel Internet service.

For more information on maxTV Stream, please visit www.sasktel.com.

About SaskTel
SaskTel is the leading Information and Communications Technology (ICT) provider in Saskatchewan, with over $1.2 billion in annual revenue and approximately 1.35 million customer connections including 610,000 wireless accesses, 345,000 wireline network accesses, 283,000 Internet accesses and 112,000 maxTVsubscribers. 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 3,900 full-time equivalent employees (FTEs). Visit SaskTel at www.sasktel.com.

For more information, please contact:
Greg Jacobs, SaskTel Manager of External Communications
Phone: 306.777.3433   
E-mail: greg.jacobs@sasktel.com