SaskTel announced on Thursday morning new rural communities now have faster internet and access to maxTV Stream.
The villages of Cabri, Consul, Hazlet, and Pennant now have access to interNET Extended 25 and 50 and maxTV Stream. According to SaskTel, interNET Extended 25 and 50 are the “fastest rural internet packages” it has ever offered. So far, over 340 communities across Saskatchewan now have access to download speeds of up to 50 Mbps or higher.
InterNET 25 and 50 plans start at $49.95 and $64.95 per month with promo contract pricing, and offer upload speeds of up to 2 Mbps and 10 Mbps, respectively.
“We take an enormous amount of pride in being Saskatchewan’s homegrown communications leader and it’s this pride that continues to drive us to deliver advanced products and services to people across the province,” said Doug Burnett, SaskTel President and CEO, in an issued statement.
With maxTV Stream, the service offers regular TV plus access to streaming apps such as Netflix and YouTube, plus the ability to restart live TV and also watch content from any device, anywhere in Canada.
According to SaskTel, its ongoing expansions of faster internet and maxTV Stream is part of its plan to invest $324 million across the province in 2020-2021.