SaskTel waiving data overage charges for those impacted by wildfires in Northern Saskatchewan

May 16, 2023

Today, SaskTel announced that it will waive data overage charges for all SaskTel customers who reside in the communities impacted by the wildfires currently burning in Northern Saskatchewan.

"Our government understands how critical it is for families to be able to connect with loved ones and their support networks in times of crisis, and our thoughts are with all of those who have been impacted by the fires burning in our province," said Don Morgan, Minister Responsible for SaskTel.

Effective May 16, 2023, until May 31, 2023, SaskTel will waive all data overage charges for SaskTel customers living in Buffalo Narrows, Buffalo River Dene Nation, Dillon, English River First Nation, La Loche, Michel Village, Patuanak and St. Georges Hill. SaskTel will also credit customers for any services outages for SaskTel Home Phone service and Internet service for the duration of the outage.

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SaskTel is the leading Information and Communications Technology (ICT) provider in Saskatchewan, with approximately $1.3 billion in annual revenue and over 1.4 million customer connections including more than 647,000 wireless accesses, 273,000 wireline network accesses, 293,000 internet and data accesses, 110,000 maxTV service subscribers, and 78,000 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 3,300 full-time equivalent employees (FTEs). Visit SaskTel at

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