Cable & Telecom

SaskTel recycles 46,000 phones, donates proceeds to women’s shelters

REGINA – SaskTel, through its “Phones for a Fresh Start” cellular recycling program, has partnered with the Provincial Association of Transition Houses and Services of Saskatchewan (PATHS) to provide cell phones and pre-paid cards to 19 women’s shelters in the province.  Since its inception in 2009, the telco’s program has collected 46,000 cell phones. Used wireless devices are collected at SaskTel stores and participating dealers across the province and the proceeds are used to aid victims of domestic abuse.   “Women fleeing abusive situations often leave with nothing,” said Don McMorris, Minister responsible for SaskTel, in a release. “Having a cell phone can...

Our industry and COVID-19

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