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SaskTel, community partnership extends 4G LTE to new rural communities


REGINA – SaskTel has brought its 4G LTE service to two more northern Indigenous communities.Two new wireless towers, designed to serve Buffalo River Dene Nation and Waterhen Lake First Nation, were made possible through SaskTel’s Community Participation Program in partnership with these communities and the Meadow Lake Tribal Council, said the company.“I’m very pleased with today’s announcement and SaskTel’s Community Participation Program overall,” said Don Morgan, Minister Responsible for SaskTel, in the news release. “Through the program, communities provide a portion of the funds required to cover the capital costs to bring services to their residents. As a result, SaskTel...