Cable & Telecom

SaskTel extends its crisis help to May 31; rural internet traffic up 96%

REGINA – SaskTel today announced it will continue to waive data overage charges through to May 31st, 2020. This means residential or business customers will not have to pay any wireless domestic data overage charges on SaskTel’s postpaid wireless plans, noStrings prepaid wireless plans or SaskTel fusion (rural fixed wireless) internet plans from March 17th to May 31st, 2020. Since mid-March, SaskTel’s networks have experienced an increase in wireless data traffic of approximately 37%, fusion Internet network traffic has increased of up to 96%, overall Internet data traffic is up about 10%, and maxTV has seen an increase in content...

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.