SaskTel has announced its interNET Extended 10 service has expanded its footprint, to reach 25 Indigenous and Northern communities in Saskatchewan.
The company’s interNET Extended 10 service offers download speeds of up to 10 Mbps (and upload up to 1 Mbps), which doubles speeds of what was previously available to these areas.
The full list of communities can be found below:
Birch Narrows Dene Nation
English River First Nation
Sucker River 156C – Lac La Ronge Indian Band
Black Lake Denesuline Nation
Fond Du Lac Denesuline Nation
Red Earth First Nation
Grandmother’s Bay 219 – Lac La Ronge Indian Band
Shoal Lake Cree Nation
Wahpeton Dakota Nation
Buffalo River Dene Nation
Waterhen First Nation
Clearwater River Dene Nation
La Ronge 156 – Lac La Ronge Indian Band
Saint George’s Hill
All internet plans from SaskTel include unlimited data usage.
“Today’s announcement further illustrates SaskTel’s commitment to provide the residents of our province with high quality and reliable communication services so that we all may take full advantage of the economic, social, and educational opportunities the world has to offer,” said Don Morgan, Minister Responsible for SaskTel, in a statement.
SaskTel says this upgrade is part of the company’s commitment to spend $301 million in the province for 2018-2019, and over $1.4 billion through 2023.
“These investments will ensure that all Saskatchewan residents will continue to receive some of the best communication and entertainment services in the world,” explains SaskTel.