Category: SaskTel

SaskTel’s LTE network to go live “early February 2013″

September of 2011 is when SaskTel announced that “Phase 1 of LTE deployment will begin in the fall of 2012 to Regina and Saskatoon, and surrounding areas.” This was great news for the regional carrier as it promised faster data speeds to its customers, potentially reaching over 100 Mbps download and 50 Mbps upload. Today

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LG Optimus G heading to SaskTel

The LG Optimus G is coming to Canada “early November” and will be packing a 1.5GHz quad-core processor. In their press release they noted the carriers will be Bell, Rogers and TELUS. Rogers has already started to take pre-orders for the Android – even priced it at $129.99 on a 3-year and $599.99 on a

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SaskTel to launch the Samsung Galaxy S III in “Garnet Red”

Similar to Bell and Virgin Mobile, SaskTel is on deck to release the Samsung Galaxy S III in “Garnet Red.” According to the internal doc we received shows the planned launch date to happen one-day next week – the price of the GS III stays the same, currently $99.99 on a 3-year, and it’ll only

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TELUS and SaskTel named in Canada’s Top 100 Employers list

Mediacorp Canada unveiled Canada’s Top 100 Employers. Since we specifically cover the mobile industry in Canada – both carriers and manufacturers – I skimmed through the list and found only two companies to be honoured with this award, TELUS and SaskTel. Clearly missing this year are Rogers, Bell, and RIM. To make the list Mediacorp

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iPhone 5 available today at SaskTel, MTS and NorthernTel Mobility

Today is a good day for those SaskTel or MTS customers who’ve been waiting for the iPhone 5 to arrive. Just 1-week after it officially launched last week, the Saskatchewan and Manitoba regional carriers are quick to release it. Much praise can be given to the build out of their HSPA+ or in MTS’ case

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All SaskTel data plans now include Canada-wide data

SaskTel has sweetened their pot today and announced that they’ve axed all data roaming charges in Canada, which actually is a giant step for the regional carriers – potentially no more nasty bills. In a press release today they noted that “Effective today, SaskTel will be eliminating all data roaming charges in Canada. In addition,

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