Cable & Telecom

SaskTel unveils new permanent cell tower to serve Batoche area

REGINA - SaskTel said Friday that it has completed a new permanent cellular tower to serve the Batoche National Historic Site, as well as the communities of St. Isidore-de-Bellevue First Nation, One Arrow First Nation, Batoche, and surrounding residents.  In partnership with Huawei Canada, the 4G network provides increased bandwidth with download speeds approximately four times faster than existing speeds (up to 21 megabits per second).“We are committed to building and powering the largest, fastest and most complete wireless network in the Province,” said SaskTel president and CEO Ron Styles, in the news release.  “We are equally invested in bringing rural...

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.