Sasktel to End “Free” Email Addresses

Jan 19, 2023 | 5:18am

Some major changes are coming for Sasktel customers. Currently Sasktel customers receive free email addresses as part of subscription to internet services. But in April that is going to change. The telecom crown sent out a message to customers at the start of January saying the previously free email addresses would now cost $1.95 per […]

SaskTel expands 5G services

Nov 29, 2022 | 3:10pm

  SaskTel is expanding its service in rural Saskatchewan. SaskTel says it has expanded 5G network to the communities of Baildon, Craik, Davidson, Ituna, Turtleford and the Nekaneet First Nation. SaskTel minister Don Morgan says wireless connectivity is important in rural areas and communities. SaskTel says 5G will support more data-driven smart solutions for agriculture […]

SaskTel says first phase of Rural high speed internet project is nearly complete

Jul 13, 2022 | 10:58am

  SaskTel has announced the first phase of its 100 million dollar rural fibre initiative is over 95 percent complete. The first phase allows the communities of Balgonie, Biggar, Langham, and Pilot Butte can now connect to Infinet service, with extremely fast internet speeds. Phase two includes Kindersley, Meadow Lake and Rosetown, and construction has […]

SaskTel sees decline in annual income

Jul 7, 2022 | 4:24pm

SaskTel’s net income came in higher than expected, despite a drop in revenue. For the fiscal year, SaskTel reported an income of $104.4 million, down by over 20% from the previous year but higher than the expected $100 million. In total SaskTel saw its revenue come in at $1.301 billion, a decrease from $1.324 billion, […]

SaskTel is Helping Ukrainian Refugees Landing in Canada

Jun 29, 2022 | 4:28pm

SaskTel is lending a helping hand to new Canadians fleeing Ukraine. The crown corporation announced today that they are donating $50,000 to the Ukrainian Canadian Congress. A move that will put much needed dollars into the hands of those aid in the process of helping many fleeing the war torn country destined for Saskatchewan to […]

Repairs continue in southeast Saskatchewan

Apr 26, 2022 | 5:50am

Repairs continue in the aftermath of the winter storm that rocked the southeast portion of the province on the weekend. On Monday night, SaskPower was able to restore power to Redvers, North Portal, Wapella, and the area south of Stoughton. SaskPower is hopeful to have the remaining residential and farm homes to have their power […]

SaskTel waiving fees for calls and texts to Ukraine

Feb 26, 2022 | 8:55am

With many Saskatchewan residents being concerned about the safety of family and friends in Ukraine, SaskTel is doing what it can to help. They announced that they will be waiving a number of fees so customers can connect with loved ones. Effective on March 31 SaskTel will waive: Long-distance charges for SaskTel wireless (postpaid and […]

SaskTel starts deployment of 5G service

Dec 15, 2021 | 1:18pm

  SaskTel has announced the start of deployment of its 5G wireless network. The 5G network delivers ultra-fast data speeds, massive network capacity and near instantaneous connection. Initially launching in parts of Regina, SaskTel plans to expand its 5G network throughout Regina and Saskatoon in Spring 2022. SaskTel minister Don Morgan says 5G will be […]

New digital mobile service launched by SaskTel

Dec 12, 2021 | 2:32pm

SaskTel has launched an alternative low-cost service provider. The new mobile phone company called Lum has launched as an alternative for residents in the province. It is a fully digital mobile model that will support a self-serve wireless offering to customers that prefer to manage their own service online with more affordable prices than a […]

SaskTel expands rural broadband service

Dec 8, 2021 | 9:57am

SaskTel has announced 24 communities will receive Infinet service as part of the fourth phase of its 100 million dollar rural firbre optic initiative. SaskTel intends to begin construction in these communities next year to have the majority of residents and business fibre ready by the end of 2023. In the southern grainbelt, the Communities […]