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  1. Sasktel Brings Faster High Speed Internet to 24 Indigenous and First Nations Communities

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    Hoping for faster download speeds? Celebrate: they're here, or on the way. This fall good news comes to Internet fans in Indigenous and First Nations communities across Saskatchewan. Sasktel announced the installment of faster High Speed Internet services in 24 communities, automatically...
  2. 3 Cheapest Internet Deals in Saskatchewan

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    In the land of golden wheat and vast vistas, having vast Internet at golden prices is something many want. Who’s offering the best deals? The usual suspects and some smaller operations. Here are 3 of the cheapest Internet deals now available in Saskatchewan. 1) V Media $29.95/Month A...
  3. SaskTel Brings Faster Internet to Cypress Hills and Elk Ridge

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    SaskTel has announced that the residents living in the resort communities of Cypress Hills and Elk Ridge in Saskatchewan will be able to enjoy the benefits of faster high speed Internet. “SaskTel is pleased to bring faster Internet services to the resort communities of Cypress Hills and Elk...
  4. SaskTel is Turning Down Its CDMA Network in July of 2017

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    Today, SaskTel announced that it will be turning down its Code division multiple access (CDMA) network July 5, 2017, after which CDMA devices will no longer function. The company says that it will be transitioning existing CDMA customers to its 4G and 4G LTE network which offers faster speeds...
  5. SaskTel's Bottom Line Potentially at Risk in New Assessment

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    Earlier this week, SaskTel released its high-level risk assessment report regarding the potential impacts that BCE acquiring Manitoba Telecom Services may have on SaskTel. The review, which was completed by Mark H. Goldberg & Associates Inc., provided an analysis of risks which will become part...
  6. SaskTel Investing $11.8 Million to Expand LTE Across Saskatchewan

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    Yesterday, SaskTel announced the company is investing to expand LTE across Saskatchewan. The leading Information and Communications Technology (ICT) provider in Saskatchewan is set to spend $11.8 million for the expansion. SaskTel says that once the project is complete their LTE wireless...
  7. SaskTel and CURLSASK to Offer Free Live Broadcast of Men’s Tankard Semi-Final and Final Games on maxTV

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    Today SaskTel announced maxTV™ customers will have the opportunity to watch free live coverage of the SaskTel Men’s Tankard semi-final and final on Sunday, February 7, 2016.  Live coverage of the curling semi-final draw will begin at 9:30 a.m. with the final scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. Both...
  8. SaskTel Wireless Launches in Two More Northern Communities

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    In partnership with Athabasca Basin Development and Huawei Canada, today, SaskTel announced another expansion of its mobile service in the north. New cell towers serving the communities of Stony Rapids and Black Lake are now fully operational with SaskTel wireless service. "This cell tower...
  9. SaskTel Introduces Roam & Relax Travel: Significantly Reduced Call Rates While Traveling

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    Starting this Friday, November 26 th , 2015, SaskTel has announced that roaming will be available for customers traveling to the US and select international locations for significantly reduced rates. The new Roam & Relax Travel rates cover data and voice in the United States at 7¢ per MB and...
  10. SaskTel Widens High Speed Internet Access In Rural Areas

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    Today SaskTel, Saskatchewan’s leading Information and Communications Technology (ICT) provider, announced that 8 new rural communities will be able to enjoy the benefits of SaskTel high speed Internet service by mid 2016. The new developments include deploying high speed basic Internet, with...
  11. Rogers First to Launch VoLTE in Canada

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    Rogers Communications is now providing commercial VoLTE services throughout Canada. VoLTE technology is available on the  LG G3 Vigor handset and Rogers expects to add more devices to its product portfolio later this year. In contrast to the US where AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile are already...
  12. Sasktel MaxTV/internet ethernet cable installation

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    I am looking at getting Sasktel MaxTV and Internet. Installation of the ethernet cabling is included. Does anyone have recent experience with the cabling? how's the quality? do the cables run inside the walls or do part of the cables run on the surface of the wall? did the wall jacks look...
  13. SaskTel Launches New Fibre Optic Network, infiNET

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    SaskTel just launched infiNET, a new fibre optic network capable of blazing download speeds of up to 200 Mbps. The FTTP (Fibre to the Premises) service launch, which took place on August 9th, is part of a seven-year $670 million dollar investment to deploy fibre directly to homes and upgrading...
  14. Canada's Greenest Employers announced

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    The editors of the Canada Top 100 Employers list have announced their 6th annual top 50 list of the Greenest Employers in Canada. While we won't break down every winner and reason here (you can go to their site and see the reasons for each choice at http://www.canadastop100.com/environmental/...
  15. SaskTel Continues 4G Network Expansion

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    There are eight more locations across Saskatchewan now enjoying faster and better Internet access thanks to SaskTel's 4G wireless network expansion. Ron Styles, SaskTel President and CEO said: "Our 4G wireless network delivers increased bandwidth, greater international roaming and a wider...
  16. Federal PCs to Expand Broadband Networks in First Nation Communities

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    SaskTel and the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) have partnered with the Federal Government of Canada to boost Internet services in 68 aboriginal communities. More than 15,000 students in 89 on-reserve schools will benefit from the move and Canada's First Nations should see...
  17. More apps?

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    Okay, I noticed that when it comes to apps and widgets, Mediaroom can create some pretty wicked experiences. Yet, SaskTel seems to be keeping things rather plain;pretty much the only new "app" we've had lately is the MySask411 one. Do you think maybe they need more actual experiences to show...
  18. IPTV in Canada: An update

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    Had Telus Optik TV (e.g. IPTV via mediaroom) earlier this year ... Shaw Gateway kicks its butt and is less buggy .... (any multiroom solution out there is still buggy fyi but Shaw Gateway is the least buggy)
  19. Sasktel adds Hollywood Suite to its IPTV line-up

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    Almost a month after it was originally supposed to be launched, IPTV provider Sasktel has added the Hollywood Suite of high definition (HD) movie channels to its line-up with a free preview. Sasktel TV subscribers will be able to watch: Warner Films and MGM Channel which air movies from the...
  20. Sasktel using COWS to improve wireless phone service

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    SaskTel has announced that it is deploying 11 portable cellular towers to address 4G network congestion primarily in Regina and Saskatoon. The portable towers, also referred to as COWS (Cellular On Wheels), will improve 4G coverage and capacity in the areas where they’re deployed by reducing...
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