rural internet

APAS continues call for improved rural internet and cell phone service

Apr 4, 2021 | 7:50am

A total of 43 recommendations have been made to improve rural internet and cell phone service in the province. For the past six months, the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan has been talking to experts about an issue affecting everyone in rural areas. Task Force chair Jeremy Welter says rural internet service needs major improvements. […]

APAS launches rural internet speed test

Nov 16, 2020 | 4:53am

APAS has launched Saskatchewan’s first internet speed test. President Todd Lewis is asking rural residents to test their internet speed to set up a baseline for internet service levels and push for improvements. “We have lots of anecdotal evidence that people aren’t satisfied with their service, and this test will go a long ways to […]

Federal government looking to expand rural internet coverage in central Saskatchewan

Jul 23, 2019 | 3:08pm

Minister of Public Safety Ralph Goodale was on hand Tuesday to announce a new internet infrastructure project that will help improve connectivity in central Saskatchewan. The Federal government is contributing over $11 million, while Toronto-based FlexNetworks will also be contributing just under $4 million to the project. Goodale said choosing communities to do these projects […]