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SaskTel Launches 5G Network in Prince Albert

SaskTel has launched its 5G network in Prince Albert, bringing faster mobile speeds and connectivity to the city. “The expansion of SaskTel’s cutting-edge 5G network is great news for the people of Prince Albert,” said Alana Ross, MLA for Prince Albert Northcote, in an issued statement. “Our government recognizes how important advanced communications infrastructure is...

SaskTel’s Job Outsourcing Sparks Privatization Fears, Says Union [Update]

SaskTel is encountering a significant shift under the current government's tenure, with a steady outsourcing of union jobs, claims Unifor. This trend, highlighted by the reduction of roughly 300 positions in the past four years—10% of the unionized workforce, has sparked concerns about the future of stable employment and the core values of Crown corporations...

SaskTel Expands 5G Network to Nearly 50 New Locations

SaskTel has recently expanded its 5G network to nearly 50 additional cell sites, enhancing connectivity in rural communities and along key highway corridors in Saskatchewan. “Our government understands that advanced communication technologies and networks are an important catalyst for economic growth and improved quality of life for all Saskatchewan residents,” said Dustin Duncan, Minister Responsible...

SaskTel infiNET Service Expands to 8 More Communities

SaskTel will launch its infiNET service in eight Saskatchewan communities, marking a significant step in its $200 million Rural Fibre Initiative. The communities set to benefit from this high speed internet expansion include Canora, Carlyle, Carrot River, Fort Qu’Appelle, Hudson Bay, Kamsack, Lumsden, and Watrous. Blaine McLeod, MLA for Lumsden Morse, emphasized the importance of...

SaskTel Partners with Amazon’s Eero for Home Wi-Fi

SaskTel has announced the partnership with Amazon’s eero for its Whole Home Wi-Fi service, aiming to vastly improve Wi-Fi connectivity across Saskatchewan. This new hardware promises to eliminate common issues like Wi-Fi dead spots, dropped connections, and buffering for SaskTel broadband customers. "Our government understands the importance of a dependable broadband connection, and we commend...

SaskTel High Speed Internet Coming to Moosomin

SaskTel revealed plans to introduce its infiNET service in Moosomin, a move stemming from its $200 million Rural Fibre Initiative, announced the crown corporation on Tuesday. This service is set to offer high-speed internet, enhancing access to digital tools, healthcare, education, and economic opportunities. The first connections in Moosomin are expected by the end of...

SaskTel Acquires 3800 MHz 5G Spectrum

SaskTel has announced a $10.2 million investment in acquiring 3800 MHz wireless spectrum licenses to enhance its 5G network across Saskatchewan. This acquisition, along with existing 5G spectrum holdings, is set to significantly boost the network's performance and bring next-generation connectivity to the province, said the crown corporation on Thursday afternoon. "This investment will strengthen...

SaskTel Launches 5G in Lloydminster and Meadow Lake

SaskTel on Friday launched its 5G network in Lloydminster and Meadow Lake, enhancing connectivity across Saskatchewan. As of now, SaskTel's 5G network is partially available in Lloydminster and fully operational throughout Meadow Lake. The crown corporation aims to complete the 5G deployment in Lloydminster by the end of 2023. "Over the next five years, SaskTel...

SaskTel to Launch infiNET Internet in Shaunavon

SaskTel has announced plans to launch its infiNET service in Shaunavon as part of a $200 million Rural Fibre Initiative. The service is expected to be available in select areas of Shaunavon by the end of November. The infiNET service offers internet speeds close to a Gigabit per second (Gbps), offering customers access various digital...

SaskTel Expands infiNET to More Rural Areas in $200M Initiative

SaskTel has announced the upcoming launch of its infiNET service in the communities of Indian Head, Maple Creek, and Rosetown. This expansion is part of the Crown corporation's $200 million Rural Fibre Initiative aimed at enhancing internet connectivity in rural areas. The company expects select regions in these communities to be fibre-ready by mid-November. "Our...

SaskTel Expands 5G Network to Over 40 Additional Sites

SaskTel announced on Wednesday the expansion of its 5G network to over 40 new cell sites, serving communities and highway corridors throughout Saskatchewan. "The significant investments being made by SaskTel in 5G and fibre technologies will help strengthen the networks we rely on and ensure Saskatchewan remains one of the most well-connected regions in the...

SaskTel Launches 5G Network at SaskTel Centre

SaskTel has announced the launch of its 5G network at SaskTel Centre, in what the company says will enhance the experience for fans of the Saskatoon Blades, Saskatchewan Rush, and concert attendees. The new network promises faster data speeds and will enable new use cases for emerging wireless technologies. "Since 1988, SaskTel Centre has been...