SaskTel to Invest $323 Million in Saskatchewan in 2021-22
Demonstrating its ongoing commitment to providing the residents of Saskatchewan with the latest wireless, television, internet, and data, SaskTel has announced it will be investing approximately $323 million in Saskatchewan in 2021-2022 and over $1.4 billion over the next five years.
“Throughout our history, SaskTel has been committed to making Saskatchewan communities stronger and more connected no matter the challenges we face along the way,” said Doug Burnett, SaskTel President and CEO.
“Recognizing the increased role of connectivity in our lives, this year’s capital plans improve and expand network connections for thousands of our customers while ensuring excellent customer service stays at the forefront of what we do,” he continued.
“Improved broadband infrastructure and expanded network coverage is critical to the success of Saskatchewan families and businesses, and is a priority for our government,” said Don Morgan, Minister Responsible for SaskTel.
“As our province embarks on a path to economic recovery in the months ahead, today’s announcement will ensure Saskatchewan people have access to the latest technology and advanced networks essential to our future as we emerge from COVID-19.”
SaskTel currently has over 1.35 million customer connections in Saskatchewan, including 637,000 wireless accesses, 296,000 wireline network accesses, 286,000 internet accesses and 112,000 maxTV subscribers.