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2015 news releases

December 8, 2015

SaskTel employees support local non-profits

SaskTel TelCare is made up of volunteer SaskTel employees who contribute funds through an automatic payroll deduction. SaskTel than matches those yearly totals, donating an additional 50 cents for every dollar employees raise through TelCare.

November 24, 2015

SaskTel makes roaming outside Canada affordable

Today SaskTel announced it will offer new Roam & Relax Travel rates with significant rate reductions for roaming in the United States and in select International locations.

November 19, 2015

SaskTel doubles Internet speeds in 10 rural communities

Today SaskTel announced that residents living in 10 rural communities across Saskatchewan will be able to enjoy the benefits of faster High Speed Internet with the introduction of High Speed Advanced Internet.

October 19, 2015

SaskTel deploys AWS-1 Spectrum to increase LTE capacity and speed

SaskTel today announced the successful deployment of a block of prime AWS-1 spectrum that will significantly increase the capacity and speed of its 4G LTE network in Regina, Saskatoon, Prince Albert, Moose Jaw, Yorkton, Swift Current, North Battleford, Estevan, & Weyburn.

September 3, 2015

Introducing the newly transformed Mysask411 App!

DirectWest, a leading local search and marketing services’ company in Saskatchewan, is very excited to announce the transformation and launch of the new Mysask411 mobile app.

July 9, 2015

The Great Saskatchewan Photo Search!

DirectWest, providers of Mysask411, is very excited to announce that photo submission is now live for The Great Saskatchewan Photo Search!

June 24, 2015

SaskTel launches new M2M Management Centre

SaskTel today announced the launch of the new Machine to Machine (M2M) Management Centre, an online portal that allows business customers to control and monitor the operational status of their wireless M2M devices while gaining valuable analytics about usage.

April 23, 2015

SaskTel to launch pay with your phone capability

Today SaskTel announced that they launched a new mobile payments solution effective April 22, 2015, allowing customers to make purchases using only their mobile device and their banks mobile payments application.

April 9, 2015

SaskTel announces 2015 Saskatchewan Network investment

Today SaskTel announced that it will invest approximately $313 million in overall capital expenditures in Saskatchewan in 2015, with approximately $177 million dollars being allocated towards its core Saskatchewan network.

April 6, 2015

SaskTel increasing 4G capacity in another 62 Communities

SaskTel today announced it will be adding additional capacity to its 4G wireless network at 63 tower locations that will enhance service to the following 62 communities and surrounding areas across rural Saskatchewan to address the ever-growing customer demand.

April 1, 2015

Introducing the newly transformed,!

DirectWest, a leading local search and marketing services company in Saskatchewan, is very excited to announce the launch and transformation of its local search website,!

March 5, 2015

SaskTel continues High Speed Internet upgrades in Saskatchewan

Today SaskTel announced that residents of Sturgeon Lake First Nation and Wahpeton Dakota First Nation will be automatically upgraded at no additional cost to a faster High Speed Internet service with the launch of SaskTel High Speed Basic Internet that provides speeds of up to 5 Mbps download.

February 17, 2015

SaskTel High Speed Fusion Now Available to New Customers in 8 Locations

Today, SaskTel announced that High Speed Fusion Internet, a fixed wireless LTE-TDD service, is now available to new subscribers being serviced from the following tower locations: Calder, Pangman, Regina Beach, South Corman Park, Spy Hill, Strasbourg, Waldron and Warman.

February 2, 2015

SaskTel to turn down WBBI service January 30, 2015

Today SaskTel announced that as a result of the successful migration of WBBI (Wireless Broadband Internet) customers to the new High Speed Fusion Internet service, a fixed wireless LTE-TDD service, SaskTel officially shut down the WBBI service on January 30, 2015.

January 14, 2015

SaskTel International launches Robust SaaS OSS suite

SaskTel International (SI), a leading-edge communications software and services solution provider, has announced the launch of a robust suite of Operations Support System (OSS) software solutions via a new Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model.

January 9, 2015

SaskTel employees give back to local non-profits

SaskTel and employees participating in TelCare, the Crown Corporation’s Employee Donation Benevolent Fund, contribute $313,261 to Saskatchewan non-profit organizations in 2014.

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