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SaskTel today announced that its employees donated more than $197,000 to over 75 non-profit organizations across Saskatchewan in 2017.
710,000 calls and 4.5 Million texts expected on December 25th
SaskTel and CURLSASK partner to broadcast the 2018 SaskTel Tankard and Viterra Scotties provincial c
Today SaskTel and CURLSASK announced a partnership to broadcast live coverage of the 2018 SaskTel Tankard and Viterra Scotties provincial curling championships exclusively on maxTVTM.
The village of Kendal is the latest rural community set to experience the benefits of SaskTel High Speed Internet. Starting today,
The Government of Saskatchewan is pleased to announce the launch of a four-phase initiative that will provide rural communities with enhanced access to reliable cellular and high speed Internet services.
SaskTel today announced an employee driven donation of over 3,500 toys, books, and games to the Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital Foundation, and $27,000 to Teddy Bears Anonymous.
SaskTel is excited to announce that its Phones for a Fresh Start program has collected over 100,000 cellular devices since its launch in June 2009.
Today SaskTel announced that it has launched High Speed Advanced Internet in Fort Qu’Appelle.
Today SaskTel announced that it has launched High Speed Internet service in three more rural Saskatchewan communities.
Today SaskTel announced plans to invest $4.3 million to upgrade the wireless LTE networks serving Moose Jaw, North Battleford (and Battleford), Prince Albert, Swift Current, Weyburn, and Yorkton.
The residents of 24 Indigenous and First Nations communities throughout the province can now enjoy the benefits of faster High Speed Internet.
Today SaskTel announced plans to invest approximately $4 million to upgrade 35 wireless towers spread throughout rural Saskatchewan.
Today SaskTel announced that it has reached an agreement with the City of Moose Jaw to bring selectWI-FI to Mosaic Place and 8 other city-run facilities.
SaskTel is bringing the next level of home security and automation to Saskatchewan with its new smartHOME service.
SaskTel today announced the release of its 2016/17 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report.
Today SaskTel announced that it has launched DSL High Speed Internet service in seven new rural communities throughout southern Saskatchewan.
The resort community of Katepwa is set to experience the benefits of SaskTel DSL High Speed Internet.
SaskTel today reported 2016/17 net income of $134.8 million and operating revenues of $1,277.2 million.
The City of Yorkton is set to experience the next level in Internet speed as SaskTel unleashes the power of infiNET™, Saskatchewan’s fastest fibre optics network.
SaskTel today announced that infiNET, Saskatchewan’s fastest fibre optics network, is now launching in some Rosthern neighborhoods.
Ron Styles announced today that he will retire from his position as SaskTel President and CEO effective July 1, 2017.
Today SaskTel announced that infiNET™, Saskatchewan’s fastest fibre optics network, is available to more than 200,000 homes and businesses throughout Saskatchewan.
Today SaskTel announced plans to upgrade the High Speed Internet service in 46 Indigenous and First Nations communities throughout Saskatchewan in 2017/18.
SaskTel today announced that rural Saskatchewan is getting another round of wireless upgrades this year to address the ever-growing demand for wireless service.
SaskTel today confirmed that it will be turning down its Code division multiple access (CDMA) wireless network July 5, 2017, after which CDMA wireless phones and devices will no longer function.
SaskTel today announced its opposition to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission’s (CRTC) proposed plan (Telecom Notice of Consultation CRTC 2017-92) to phase-out the local service subsidy regime.
Today SaskTel announced that it will invest approximately $302 million of capital in Saskatchewan in 2017-2018* and over $1.4 billion through the next five years.
SaskTel is expecting another busy Mother’s Day with customers forecasted to make approximately 1,130,000 calls on Sunday May 14th.
SaskTel today announced it has completed its project to expand LTE coverage throughout Saskatchewan.
SaskTel today announced that it has signed an agreement with Ericsson, a world leader in communication technology and services and one of the leading providers of TV and media products and services, to adopt the Ericsson MediaFirst solution suite to transform maxTV™.
SaskTel today announced it has expanded LTE coverage for the first time to 146 towers that serve rural areas and communities across Saskatchewan.
Today SaskTel announced plans to expand High Speed Internet to 15 rural communities in 2017/18.
SaskTel today announced it has expanded LTE coverage for the first time to 96 towers that serve the rural areas and communities of western and southeastern Saskatchewan.
Today SaskTel announced that they have completed upgrading the High Speed Internet service in nearly 2,700 homes across 26 communities in northern Saskatchewan.
SaskTel today expressed concerns that the CRTC recent decision regarding basic telecommunications services plans to phase out the $100M local service subsidy for rural areas in Canada including a $16M subsidy in 2016/17 for rural telephone subscribers in Saskatchewan.
SaskTel today announced it has received approval to proceed with purchasing a Tier III Data Centre in White City for $10.7 million.
SaskTel today announced its new certified Tier III Data Centre in Saskatoon is now fully operational.
Today SaskTel announced that the residents of the White Bear resort community and the White Bear IR will now be able to enjoy the benefits of faster High Speed Internet.
Today SaskTel announced that they have launched High Speed Internet in the resort communities of Crystal Lake and York Lake.
SaskTel today announced it has expanded LTE coverage for the first time to 62 towers in rural Saskatchewan increasing speeds in these areas by up to 10 times.
SaskTel and CURLSASK to offer free live broadcast of SaskTel Tankard and Viterra Scotties Semi-Final and Final Games on SaskTel maxTV™
Today SaskTel announced maxTV customers will have the exclusive opportunity to watch free live coverage of the SaskTel Men’s Tankard semi-final and final on Sunday, February 5, 2017, as well as the Viterra Scotties semi-final and final on Sunday, January 29, 2017.
The Saskatchewan Rush Lacrosse Club and SaskTel maxTV announced today a broadcast partnership that designates SaskTel maxTV as the Official Television Broadcast Home of the Rush.
SaskTel today announced it has launched 4G LTE roaming in the United States with AT&T providing up to 10 times faster data speeds than 3G.
SaskTel is reminding its CDMA customers that effective July 5, 2017, it will be turning down its Code division multiple access (CDMA) network and CDMA devices will no longer function.
SaskTel Select Wi-Fi provides SaskTel customers with free and unlimited internet access on over 4100 access points in over 1,700 locations spread across 23 communities in Saskatchewan, making it the largest Wi-Fi network available in the province.
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For media inquiries, please contact:
Michelle Englot, SaskTel Director of External Communications
Greg Jacobs, SaskTel Manager of External Communications
Tim Jones, SaskTel Manager of External Communications