SaskTel Improving LTE Services in Torquay, Mervin and Marsden

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SaskTel has launched LTE cellular services in Torquay, Mervin and Marsden with the deployment of a small cell sites. The new cell sites is 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 is committed to ensuring that rural residents in Saskatchewan are provided with world class communication services,“ Highways Minister and Estevan MLA Lori Carr said. “SaskTel continues to find innovative solutions to deliver its services in rural areas and I’m extremely pleased that residents in my constituency will benefit from the improved coverage this new small site will deliver.”

“Our government is dedicated to ensuring that residents in rural Saskatchewan are provided with reliable communication services,” Cut Knife-Turtleford MLA Larry Doke said. “SaskTel is committed to ensuring that residents in Saskatchewan are provided with industry leading communication services and I’m happy that my constituents will benefit from the improved coverage these new small sites will deliver.”

“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.