Cable & Telecom

SaskTel pushes on with wireless service upgrades in rural Saskatchewan

REGINA – SaskTel will upgrade an additional 35 more rural communities in Saskatchewan before the end of summer in an effort to address the ever-growing demand for wireless service.Adding LTE network carriers on the towers that serve these communities will increase the LTE capacity in each of these communities by 20% to 100%, the Crown Corp said. These upgrades come on the heels of SaskTel’s ambitious LTE expansion which brought wireless LTE service for the first time to more than 400 towers in rural Saskatchewan in 2016/17, increasing the company’s LTE footprint to cover 99% of the population of the province. ...

Our industry and COVID-19

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