SaskTel Says 4G Network Enhancements Totalled 13 in June 2013

SaskTel continues to share details about its ongoing 4G network enhancements, with a total of 13 taking place last month in June, in the following areas:

  • Regina: installed a new temporary cell site, a COW (cellular on wheels) to improve capacity and coverage in Qu’Appelle Park and an in building UMTS and LTE distributed antenna solution at Mosaic Stadium and Radisson Plaza Hotel to significantly increase capacity
  • Saskatoon: added antennas to two street lights in the Parkridge area to increase coverage and capacity
  • Annaheim: Replaced a repeater to increase capacity
  • Elbow: added underlay to an existing tower to increase capacity
  • Alvena: added capacity with a 850 Carrier addition
  • Prince Albert: added capacity with a 850 Carrier addition at McIntosh Mall
  • Christopher Lake: added capacity with a carrier addition
  • Emma Lake: erected a new stealth pole to increase capacity and coverage
  • Pelican Narrows: added underlay to an existing tower to increase capacity
  • Moose Jaw: erected new monopoles tower in Regal Heights and Wellesley Park, which will increase capacity and coverage
  • Good Spirit: added underlay to an existing tower to increase capacity
  • Richmound: Replaced a repeater to increase capacity

Sector and carrier enhancements increase network capacity by adding more frequency channels. Last week, the carrier announced plans to install a 4G network to the Batoche Area.

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