Cable & Telecom

SaskTel, Xplornet, partner on high throughput satellite Internet in Saskatchewan

REGINA – SaskTel is launching high throughput satellite (HTS) Internet in Saskatchewan in partnership with rural broadband provider Xplornet. HTS will offer residential and business customers three download speed options - 1.5 Mbps, 3.0 Mbps, or 5.0 Mbps.  Equipment will be included with the service and basic installation, though customers must pay a one-time activation fee which will vary depending upon the contract term.  Monthly service fees start at $54.99. “The launch of HTS demonstrates SaskTel’s commitment to improving rural broadband,” said SaskTel chief marketing officer Stacey Sandison, in the announcement.  “We are extremely pleased to offer our customers with...

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.