Canadian service provider SaskTel has launched LTE cellular services in Earl Grey and Sedley with the deployment of a small cell sites.
The new cell sites are being deployed as part of Phase 2 of the Government of Saskatchewan’s multi-phase initiative to provide rural communities with enhanced access to reliable cellular and high speed internet services.
“Our government continues to work towards providing residents in rural Saskatchewan accessible and reliable communications services,” Glen Hart, MLA Last Mountain-Touchwood said. “I’m pleased that residents of Earl Grey will have vastly improved cellular service with the installation of this new tower.”
“SaskTel continues to invest in its networks, so our customers get the service they expect and need.” Doug Burnett, SaskTel Acting President and CEO said. “With Saskatchewan’s largest LTE network, SaskTel customers can surf, stream, and download the content they want faster than ever before and from almost anywhere in the province.”
SaskTel is the leading Information and Communications Technology (ICT) provider in Saskatchewan, with over $1.2 billion in annual revenue and approximately 1.35 million customer connections including 610,000 wireless accesses, 345,000 wireline network accesses, 283,000 Internet accesses and 112,000 maxTV subscribers.
SaskTel and its wholly-owned subsidiaries offer a wide range of ICT products and services including competitive voice, data and Internet services, wireless data services, maxTV services, data centre services, cloud-based services, security monitoring services, advertising services, and international software and consulting services. SaskTel and its wholly-owned subsidiaries have a workforce of approximately 3,900 full-time equivalent employees (FTEs).