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SaskTel to Improve Wireless Service in Sylvania and Elfros

SaskTel to Improve Wireless Service in Sylvania and Elfros

November 12, 2019

Today SaskTel announced the launch of a small cell sites in Sylvania and Elfros which will improve LTE cellular services in these communities and their surrounding areas. The new cell sites are part the Government of Saskatchewan’s Wireless Saskatchewan initiative to provide rural communities with enhanced access to reliable cellular and high speed internet services.

“The economy, education, healthcare and the connectivity of our rural homes and businesses is very important,” said Hugh Nerlien, MLA for Kelvington-Wadena. “We are very pleased with the addition of these towers as they add to the safety and security of our citizens and the travelling public."

“SaskTel continues to invest in its networks, so our customers get the service they expect and need.” Doug Burnett, SaskTel President and CEO said. “With Saskatchewan’s largest LTE network, SaskTel customers can surf, stream, and download the content they want faster than ever before and from almost anywhere in the province.”

See the December 2017 news release for more information on the Government of Saskatchewan’s full announcement outlining the four-phase initiative.

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 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:
Michelle Englot, SaskTel Director of External Communications
Phone: 306.777.4476
E-mail: Michelle.Englot@sasktel.com