Cable & Telecom

SaskTel investing $10M to upgrade rural LTE wireless network with Samsung gear

REGINA — SaskTel announced today it is investing approximately $10 million to install Samsung radio access network (RAN) equipment and significantly increase the 4G LTE data capacity of its wireless network serving 30 rural communities. “SaskTel has already begun work to upgrade these towers and anticipates the majority of upgrades will be complete by the end of March 2023,” reads a press release. The upgrades will increase the 4G LTE data capacity in each of the communities by more than 100%, according to the release. “The added capacity will ensure that SaskTel wireless customers can continue to fully utilize their...

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.