Category: SaskTel


TELUS and SaskTel expand LTE network in Saskatchewan

Quick update for those Canadians living or travelling in Saskatchewan. Both TELUS and SaskTel have expanded LTE (Long Term Evolution Network) in the region. TELUS continued their foray and went live in Swift Current (population 15,500), and SaskTel has turned on faster speeds in Estevan (population 11,000). This brings average download speeds to both locations



Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 also en route to SaskTel

Truth: “The Samsung Galaxy MEGA is built for awe-inspiring experiences.” This is mainly because of its massive 6.3-inch display. Samsung Canada confirmed the release of this phablet ‘in the coming weeks’ to various carriers. So far Bell, TELUS, Koodo and Rogers have all signed up to offer the Galaxy Mega and yesterday we reported that



Incumbent-owned EnStream inks deal with Desjardins for NFC-based mobile payments

EnStream, a mobile commerce company co-owned by Rogers, Bell and Telus, is partnering with Desjardins Group to allow its banking clients to use Desjardins payment cards on NFC-enabled devices across Rogers, Bell, Telus, MTS and SaskTel networks. EnStream used to be the parent company of the little-used ZoomPass, a mobile payments facilitator that allows users


SaskTel to release the Novatel Wireless MiFi 2

Looks like the Bell exclusive on the Novatel Wireless MiFi 2 has ended. This mobile hotspot was only available at Bell for the past several months, but now Saskatchewan-based regional carrier SaskTel will be offering it up to their customers. Listed as the familiar ‘coming soon,’ SaskTel is shy on pricing and notes that it’ll


LG Optimus L5 II arrives at SaskTel

Saskatchewan regional carrier SaskTel has release the entry-level LG Optimus L5 II. This device, according to SaskTel, is “boasting a leading user experience” and comes with Android OS 4.1, 4-inch display (480 x 800), 1GHz single-core processor, 5MP camera and a 1,700 MAh battery. The only colour choice available is Indigo Black and the price



Samsung Galaxy S4 Review

It was the release of Samsung’s Galaxy S I9000 in August 2010 that made me want to pursue technology writing full-time. While the device’s hardware was prone to spontaneous failure, and the design was uninspired at best, its release did two things effectively: it established Samsung as a capable vertically-integrated OEM; and it gave Android


HTC One now available at SaskTel

One of the most beautiful smartphones ever created has arrived at regional carrier SaskTel. The Android-powered HTC One and its all-aluminum design can now be purchased – it’s the same pricing as competing carriers at $149.99 on a 3-year and increases to $649.99 outright. The LTE-enabled One has runs Jelly Bean, has a 4.7inch display,


SaskTel to release the HTC One, says “it’s coming!”

When HTC unveiled the One they declared that the flagship Android would be available on Rogers, Bell, TELUS and Virgin Mobile. These carriers announced plans to release the 4.7-inch device on April 19th. So far Rogers is the only one who’s come out with a contract price, currently set at $149.99. You can expect the


Basic flip phone Samsung S275 released by SaskTel

There’s probably many calculated reasons why several carriers added the simple flip phone Samsung S275 to their lineup. This device is not for the 70% of Canadians who are using a smartphone, but for those first time users, seniors, or anyone who wants a basic talk and text device with no bells or whistles. The