Cable & Telecom

SaskTel to spend $4.3 million to boost data in 25 rural regions

REGINA – SaskTel today announced that it will invest $4.3 million to upgrade the 4G LTE data capacity of its wireless network in 25 rural communities spread throughout Saskatchewan. Once the provincial Crown corporation finishes its upgrades – by installing additional carriers on the towers serving each of these communities – data capacity should be improved by up to 300%, says the company’s press release. Work to upgrade the first towers is scheduled to begin in June with all towers expected to be upgraded by the end of March 2022. These capacity improvements come as part of SaskTel’s $323 million...

Our industry and COVID-19

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