Cable & Telecom

First phase of SaskTel’s $100M Rural Fibre Initiative almost finished

REGINA — SaskTel announced today the first phase of its $100-million Rural Fibre Initiative is more than 95% complete. This means the vast majority of households and businesses in the Saskatchewan communities of Balgonie, Biggar, Langham and Pilot Butte can now connect to SaskTel’s infiNET service, which is powered by the Crown corporation’s fibre-optic broadband network and delivers Internet speeds reaching close to a gigabit per second, according to a press release. “Delivering extremely fast internet speeds, infiNET service allows SaskTel customers to take advantage of the latest digital tools and technologies to socialize, learn, access healthcare and government services,...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.