Cable & Telecom

SaskTel adding 12 more rural towers to provincial cell network

REGINA — SaskTel announced Monday it plans to improve LTE cellular services in 12 additional communities throughout rural Saskatchewan by deploying a small cell site solution in each location.Ten of SaskTel’s new rural towers will be in service by March 31, 2020, with the remaining two towers launching in June 2020. This will bring the total number of small cell sites constructed under the Government of Saskatchewan’s Wireless Saskatchewan initiative to 103 in rural locations across the province, the provincial government said in a news release.The upgrades on the first 50 towers were completed by March 31, 2019, and SaskTel...

Our industry and COVID-19

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