Cable & Telecom

SaskTel expands 5G to six more rural communities

REGINA — SaskTel announced today the expansion of its 5G network to the rural Saskatchewan communities of Baildon, Craik, Davidson, Ituna, Turtleford and the Nekaneet First Nation. Powered by Samsung technology, SaskTel’s 5G network can reach speeds of up to 1.2 Gbps, according to a SaskTel press release. “Future benefits of the 5G network once fully deployed will include incredible capacity and ultra-low latency, enabling new use cases for wireless technology that will be the foundation that next-generation innovations will be built upon,” the release reads. To connect to its 5G network, SaskTel customers “need to be within a 5G...