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SaskTel continues to expand maxTV Stream and enhanced internet service throughout rural Saskatchewan

SaskTel continues to expand maxTV Stream and enhanced internet service throughout rural Saskatchewan

May 28, 2019

SaskTel today announced that it has launched maxTV Stream, interNET Extended 25, and interNET Extended 50 in 26 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.

“Today’s announcement further illustrates SaskTel’s unwavering commitment to be the best at connecting the people of Saskatchewan to their world,” said Don Morgan, Minister Responsible for SaskTel. “And, with their plans to invest $321 million in capital in the province this fiscal year, I am certain that many more communities and businesses will benefit from service expansions and enhancements like this.”

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.

“With maxTV Stream’s impressive set of features combined with the next-level speeds of interNET Extended 25 and 50 we’re raising the bar for entertainment and internet service throughout rural Saskatchewan,” said Doug Burnett, SaskTel Presidents and CEO

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.

New maxTV Stream, interNET Extended 25 and 50 communities launching on May 28, 2019
Alvena Domremy Maymont
Beechy Dundurn Medstead
Bruno Glaslyn Mervin
Buffalo Narrows Goodsoil Neilburg
Cando Île-á-la-Crosse Paynton
Choiceland Lashburn Pierceland
Cochin Maidstone Wakaw
Cudworth Marsden Waseca
Cut Knife Marshall  

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 610,00 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 External Communications Manager
Phone: 306.777.3433
E-mail: greg.jacobs@sasktel.com