Cable & Telecom

SaskTel boosts broadband speeds in three Indigenous communities

REGINA – The communities of Nekaneet First Nation, Poundmaker Cree Nation, and Sweetgrass First Nation now have access to faster internet having been upgraded to SaskTel’s interNET Extended 5 service with download speeds of up to 5 Megabits per second (Mbps), which is more than triple what had been available.“These upgrades further illustrate SaskTel’s commitment to provide modern communication services to all residents of our province,” said Doug Burnett, Acting SaskTel President and CEO. “Since June 2017, we’ve brought faster internet service to 27 Indigenous communities in our province and plan to upgrade more communities before the end of 2018.”While...

Our industry and COVID-19

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