Cable & Telecom

SaskTel program to divert old handsets from landfills, help those fleeing domestic violence

REGINA – This week SaskTel announced the launch of its second Phones for a Fresh Start cellphone drive.Managing to divert over 5,000 cellphones and their accessories from the landfill during its last edition, the drive seeks to do even better this year.“Phones for a Fresh Start is an amazing program that has diverted more than 106,000 cellphones from our landfills,” said Don Morgan, Minister Responsible for SaskTel. “With more than 600,000 unwanted cellphones estimated to be stored in Saskatchewan homes alone, I’m hoping that this Earth Month everyone in Saskatchewan will make the effort to help keep our province green...

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.