Cable & Telecom

Saskatchewan government promises to fix dropped calls

REGINA – In most places, dropped cell phone calls are not a political problem, but a serious wireless annoyance. However, in Saskatchewan, where the provincial government owns the telephone company, it’s a big deal for Ministers. In fact, premier Brad Wall was so upset about all the dropped wireless calls he was experiencing and hearing about, he tweeted about how something had to be done, last month (November 23rd, to be exact). This week, he did something about it. In the new provincial throne speech, delivered by lieutenant-governor Gordon Barnhart, the government said “Improving digital and electronic infrastructure is essential...