Category: SaskTel


SaskTel releases the Nexus 5 and HTC Desire 601

The famous “coming soon” label has been removed and SaskTel has officially added the Nexus 5 and the HTC Desire 601 to their lineup. Both run Android, Nexus 5 with KitKat and Desire 601 with Jelly Bean, and the prices are in line with what other Canadian carriers are selling them for – 16GB Nexus



SaskTel adds a couple of rugged Sonim devices to its PTT network

The selection of push-to-talk (PTT) devices are limited and it seems that SaskTel is taking full advantage of what’s available to them. ‘Coming Soon’ are a couple rugged devices from Sonim, specifically the Bolt 2 XP5560IS and the Bolt 2 XP5560. Both of these can take a beating and are certified by the military to



Nexus 5 ‘coming soon’ to SaskTel

It’s already known that Rogers, Fido, Bell, Virgin, Koodo, TELUS, WIND and Videotron will bring the Nexus 5 to its customers, but now those hooked onto regional Saskatchewan carrier SaskTel welcome the pure Android in the imminent future. SaskTel has proudly listed the Nexus 5 on their site as ‘coming soon,’ but doesn’t give a


Business - JK - Sasktel - Sept 2011

SaskTel partnering with Kodiak on its HSPA+ push-to-talk network

SaskTel has announced a collaboration with Kodiak Networks, a Texas-based provider of sub-second IP-based push-to-talk services, for their upcoming PTT rollout. The Saskatchewan-based network provider follows Bell and TELUS into the HSPA+ PTT era, migrating users away from its CDMA-based 10-4 service. Kodiak is the company powering Bell’s IP-based PTT network as well, which has recently expanded



BlackBerry Z30 now available at SaskTel

Looks like other Canadian carriers are now deciding to release the BlackBerry Z30. At one time, it was only TELUS, Bell and MTS, then after a short debacle Rogers opted into make the 5-inch BlackBerry device available to its customers. Now, heading over to regional Saskatchewan-based SaskTel reveals that they too have chosen to support BlackBerry



iPhone 5s Review

I don’t like writing iPhone reviews. Everyone gets on your case because they have a preconceived notion of what an iPhone is. It’s the industry’s saviour; it’s the industry’s most insidious conduit to conformity. In truth, the iPhone is no longer either of those things. With the release of two new products this year, Apple



Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear now available in Canada

The day is here for all lovers of large phones and S Pens. The Galaxy Note 3 is now available, along with the Galaxy Gear smart watch, at carrier stores and retail outlets. The 5.7-inch smartphone is an impressive piece of technology, and a significant improvement, both aesthetically and functionally, over last year’s Note II.



iPhone 5c Review

There’s nothing like watching a child open up a new toy. The smile, the unbridled ferocity of his imagination or her curiosity. It’s all very inspiring. Apple customers seem to relive this joy annually, but this year there is a new colourful alternative to “last year’s model.” The iPhone 5c replaces the iPhone 5 on



CWTA and its partners launch GSM blacklist for stolen cellphones

Thieves may be less inclined to swipe smartphones from Canadians’ pockets after today. The CWTA and its carrier partners, including Rogers, Bell, TELUS, EastLink, Videotron, SaskTel, and MTS, have launched a national cellphone blacklist to ensure lost or stolen devices are not used without authorization. The announcement is part of an overarching push to educate