Cable & Telecom

SaskTel to hike rates, boost service

REGINA – SaskTel customers can look forward to higher rates and enhancements to the company's 4G network in 2012. The provincial telco said Wednesday that it has filed an application with the CRTC to increase rates for customers in its high cost serving areas (HCSA) in accordance with the Commission’s obligation to serve decision issued in May.   That decision allows local HCSA rates to rise to an average of $30 per month by June 1, 2013, in order to reduce the amount these rates are subsidized from the national contribution fund which subsidizes high cost rural and remote consumer services.  SaskTel confirmed...

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.