Cable & Telecom

SaskTel continues to upgrade Internet speeds

REGINA – SaskTel has upgraded its high speed Internet customers in 73 more communities as part of the Rural Infrastructure Program.The maximum download speed has increased from 1.5 Mbps to 5 Mbps at no additional charge, the company announced Monday.  A total of 163 communities have been upgraded so far this year as part of a larger initiative to upgrade 211 high speed Internet basic communities to 5 Mbps by the end of 2010.“SaskTel offers high speed Internet service to approximately 99% of the Saskatchewan population,” said Robert Watson, SaskTel President and CEO, in a statement.  “Now we’re pleased to offer improved...

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.