SaskTel Forges Ahead with More Upgrades

June 20, 2017 by
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More good news for SaskTel customers! More upgrades were announced today to help meet the growing demands for wireless service in rural Saskatchewan. 35 more communities will have their LTE network capacities upgraded before the end of summer. Most upgrades are estimated to be complete before the Canada Day long weekend, with the last upgrades following by the August long weekend. A full list of planned upgrades is below:


 Upgrade expected by:

Canada Day Long Weekend
Buffalo Pound Canada Day Long Weekend
Big River August Long Weekend
Candle Lake August Long Weekend
Chitek Lake Completed
Christopher Lake Canada Day Long Weekend
Clavet Canada Day Long Weekend
Cochin Canada Day Long Weekend
Craven Canada Day Long Weekend
Crooked Lake Completed
Crystal Lake Completed
Cypress Hills Completed
Dalmeny Canada Day Long Weekend
Deer Valley Canada Day Long Weekend
Dorintosh August Long Weekend
Edam Canada Day Long Weekend
Elbow Canada Day Long Weekend
Fishing Lake Completed
Fort Qu'Appelle Completed 
Good Spirit Lake Completed
Goodsoil Completed
Grandora Canada Day Long Weekend
Greenwater Completed
Humbolt Canada Day Long Weekend
Imperial Canada Day Long Weekend
Katepwa Completed
Kenosee Lake Canada Day Long Weekend 
Kronau Canada Day Long Weekend
Lafleche August Long Weekend
Langham Canada Day Long Weekend 
Loon Lake Canada Day Long Weekend
Lucky Lake August Long Weekend
Lumsden Canada Day Long Weekend 
Madge Lake Completed
Martensville Canada Day Long Weekend 
Meadow Lake Canada Day Long Weekend
Middle Lake Canada Day Long Weekend
Pasqua Lake Canada Day Long Weekend
Pense Canada Day Long Weekend
Pike Lake Canada Day Long Weekend
Pilot Butte Canada Day Long Weekend
Sandy Beach Completed
Sarnia Beach Completed
Sask Landing Completed
Shell Lake Completed
Tobin Lake Completed
Turtle Lake Completed
Vanscoy Canada Day Long Weekend
Wakaw Canada Day Long Weekend 
Waldheim Canada Day Long Weekend
Warman  Canada Day Long Weekend
White Bear Completed
White City Canada Day Long Weekend
Canada Day Long Weekend

Dustin Duncan, Minister Responsible for SaskTel says, "Our government is committed to investing in the future of Saskatchewan. Today's announcement is a step forward that ensures the people of rural Saskatchewan have access to the fast and reliable communications services that are required to connect and be successful in today's economy and into the future.”

"We are pleased to enhance our wireless service in these rural and resort communities so that the people living in them or just visiting for the weekend will be able to stay connected to their lives and the people that matter most to them.” said Ron Styles, SaskTel President and CEO.

About SaskTel:  SaskTel is the leading Information and Communications Technology (ICT) provider in Saskatchewan, with over $1.2 billion in annual revenue and approximately 1.4 million customer connections including 616,000 wireless accesses, 383,000 wireline network accesses, 275,000 Internet accesses and 110,000 maxTV™ subscribers. SaskTel and its wholly-owned subsidiaries offer a wide range of ICT products and services including competitive voice, data and Internet services, wireless data services, maxTV services, data centre services, cloud-based services, security monitoring services, advertising services, and international software and consulting services. SaskTel and its wholly-owned subsidiaries have a workforce of approximately 4,000 full-time equivalent employees (FTEs). Visit SaskTel at
Source:  SaskTel

Posted in: Industry News, Industry Trends, Sasktel


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