SaskTel waiving fees to ensure customers can connect with family and friends in Ukraine
February 25, 2022
In response to the situation in Ukraine, SaskTel today announced it will waive a number of fees to ensure its customers can connect with family and friends most impacted by the situation.
“In times like these, it’s important that we come together and support those in our community who are impacted by the tragic events unfolding in Ukraine,” said Don Morgan, Minister Responsible for SaskTel. “To the thousands of Ukrainian-Canadian families that call our province home, please know that Saskatchewan stands with you and Ukraine.”
Effective immediately and until March 31st, 2022, SaskTel will automatically waive all:
- Long-distance charges for SaskTel wireless (postpaid and prepaid), landline, and business calls made from Canada to Ukraine.
- International text messaging fees for text messages sent from Canada to Ukraine.
- Roaming charges for calls, texts, and data overages for customers currently in Ukraine.
SaskTel is the leading Information and Communications Technology (ICT) provider in Saskatchewan, with over $1.3 billion in annual revenue and approximately 1.4 million customer connections including 639,000 wireless accesses, 289,000 wireline network accesses, 289,000 internet accesses, 114,000 maxTV subscribers, and 81,000 security monitoring customers. 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 3,400 full-time equivalent employees (FTEs). Visit SaskTel at www.sasktel.com.
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