maxTV Stream interNET Extended Expansion
SaskTel brings maxTV Stream and enhanced internet service to more communities in rural Saskatchewan
Today SaskTel announced that it has launched maxTV Stream,interNET Extended 25, and interNET Extended 50 in several rural communities – list of communities below. This latest expansion delivers faster internet options and the next-generation in entertainment services to thousands of households and businesses in rural Saskatchewan.
“The people of these communities are the latest to benefit from SaskTel’s continued investment in the cutting-edge technologies needed to deliver advanced new services,” said Don Morgan, Minister Responsible for SaskTel. “To ensure that all Saskatchewan residents continue to receive some of the best communication and entertainment services in the world, SaskTel plans to invest more than $1.4 billion in capital over the next five years.”
SaskTel’s maxTV Stream service combines the best of traditional television with advanced new features and the latest over-the-top (OTT) content from Netflix and YouTube. Loaded with over 130 channels and thousands of hours of Video-on-Demand (VOD) content, maxTV Stream sets a new standard 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.
“It’s been a remarkable 8 months for SaskTel. In that time, we’ve introduced maxTV Stream, our new and innovative entertainment service, to hundreds of households throughout the province,” said Doug Burnett, SaskTel President and CEO. “And in that same timeframe, we twice raised the bar for internet speeds in rural Saskatchewan, first with the launch of interNET Extended 25 and again last month with the launch of interNET Extended 50.”
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.
SaskTel’s interNET Extended packages also come with unlimited usage, in-home Wi-Fi, and 24/7 helpdesk support.
For more information about maxTV Stream and interNET Extended service, visit www.sasktel.com.
|New maxTV Stream, interNET Extended 25 and 50 communities launching April 30, 2019|
|Birch Hills||Elbow||Foam Lake||Hanley|
|Punnichy||Smeaton||St. Louis||Waskesiu Lake**|
* Katepwa received maxTV Stream in September 2018
** Waskesiu Lake received maxTV Stream and interNET Extended 25 in January/February 2019
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 610,00 wireless accesses, 333,000 wireline network accesses, 283,000 internet accesses and 113,000 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 3,900 full-time equivalent employees (FTEs). Visit SaskTel at www.sasktel.com.
For more information, please contact:
Greg Jacobs, SaskTel Manager of External Communications