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From Paradise Hill to Preeceville and points in between, SaskTel continues to pump up internet speeds and expand maxTV Stream throughout Saskatchewan

From Paradise Hill to Preeceville and points in between, SaskTel continues to pump up internet speeds and expand maxTV Stream throughout Saskatchewan

July 25, 2019

SaskTel today announced that the Village of Paradise Hill and Town of Preeceville are among the next wave of Saskatchewan communities to receive interNET Extended 25 and 50 as well as maxTV Stream service – full list of communities below.

“SaskTel’s continued commitment to delivering innovative technologies and world class services is improving our residents and businesses ability to connect to the wider world and helping to enhance the quality of life in all corners of our province,” said Don Morgan, Minister Responsible for SaskTel.

Delivering download speeds up to 25 and 50 Mbps, interNET Extended 25 and interNET Extended 50 are the fastest rural internet packages SaskTel has ever offered. With this latest expansion, SaskTel now offers internet packages with download speeds that range from 5-50 Mbps in all communities listed below.

“Being Saskatchewan’s homegrown communications leader is a major point of pride for SaskTel and it’s this pride that helps drive us to bring the best products and services to residents throughout our province,” said Doug Burnett, SaskTel President and CEO. “From communities with a few dozen residents to our province’s largest centres, we’re working hard to bring incredibly fast internet speeds and the next-generation in entertainment services to as many households as possible.”

maxTV Stream combines the best of traditional television with advanced technology and the latest over-the-top (OTT) content from Netflix and YouTube. Available in over 200 communities, maxTV Stream is setting a new standard for television and entertainment throughout Saskatchewan with 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.

These expansions are a direct result of SaskTel’s commitment to invest $321 million of capital in Saskatchewan in 2019/20 and over $1.4 billion through 2018-2023.

New interNET Extended 25, 50, and maxTV Stream communities launching on July 25, 2019
Blaine Lake Langenburg Rabbit Lake
Bredenbury Leoville Rhein
Calder Meota Saltcoats
Caronport Midale Shell Lake
Churchbridge Nokomis Spiritwood
Dalmeny Norquay St. Walburg
Ebenezer Paradise Hill Stenen
Edam Pelly Sturgis
Endeavour Preeceville  

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 609,000 wireless accesses, 338,000 wireline network accesses, 282,000 internet accesses and 112,000 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 3,700 full-time equivalent employees (FTEs). Visit SaskTel at www.sasktel.com.

For more information, please contact:

Greg Jacobs, SaskTel External Communications Manager
Phone: 306.777.3433
E-mail: greg.jacobs@sasktel.com