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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 2007-04-20, 04:24 PM Thread Starter
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SaskTel records record profits and 51,277 Max customers

SaskTel this week released its 2006 financial results, highlighted by a net income of $72.5 million and operating revenues exceeding $1 billion for the first time in its history.

The companies Max Entertainment Services grew to 51,277 customers and increased revenues by $14.4 million from 2005. In 2006, SaskTel launched Max HD, the world’s first commercial launch of HDTV over an IPTV network.

The company said Wireless revenues also increased significantly to $260.2 million in 2006, an increase of 18.5% over 2005. Total wireless customers increased by 43,101 for a total of 411,918.



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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 2007-05-31, 07:19 PM
 
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Hugh, wasn't MTS the first to launch hdtv over IPTV?

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I'm not Hugh ... but, no ... SaskTel launched 27 HD services in summer 2006 (supplied by Bell ExpressVu in the back end). MTS offers about 8 HD services and first customers started to receive those around Nov, 2006.
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Hugh, wasn't MTS the first to launch hdtv over IPTV?
MTS began offering HD service in Canada on August 23rd, 2006
Sasktel began offering HD service on October 16th, 2006.



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Good gracious, I got that backwards. My apologies.
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