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maxTV Stream and piping hot internet speeds pour into Earl Grey and several other rural Saskatchewan communities

maxTV Stream and piping hot internet speeds pour into Earl Grey and several other rural Saskatchewan communities

December 2, 2019

SaskTel today announced that the residents and businesses in the Village of Earl Grey, along with 5 other rural Saskatchewan communities, can now enjoy faster internet and the next-generation in television and entertainment with the launch of interNET Extended 25 and 50 as well as maxTV Stream – full list of communities below.

“This announcement further demonstrates SaskTel’s firm commitment to ensuring that people all across our province have access to some of the best communication technologies and entertainment services available anywhere in the world today,” 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.

“With the lightning fast speeds of our interNET Extended 25 and 50 packages combined with maxTV Stream’s impressive set of features we’re taking entertainment and internet connectivity to the next level throughout rural Saskatchewan,” Doug Burnett, SaskTel President and CEO.

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 nearly 350 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.

The further expansion of maxTV Stream along with interNET Extended 25 and 50 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 maxTV Stream and interNET Extended 25/50 communities launching on December 2, 2019

Cupar Edenwold Southey
Earl Grey Manitou Beach Watrous

About SaskTel

Saskatchewan, with over $1.2 billion in annual revenue and approximately 1.35 million customer connections including 617,000 wireless accesses, 320,000 wireline network accesses, 283,000 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