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Rugged PTT Sonim Bolt 2 XP5560IS lands at SaskTel

Just like that, SaskTel has added yet another rugged push-to-talk (PTT) device to its lineup. The Sonim Bolt 2 XP5560IS can be yours to drop, throw, freeze, text, make calls, check your email and surf the web with. This has a similar design to the other Sonin handsets (pictured above) and is “certified by the

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Rugged Sonim Bolt 2 XP5560 now available at SaskTel

SaskTel has released one of two new rugged Sonim devices. The Bolt 2 XP5560 is a Push-to-talk (PTT) phone and is meant for heavy wear and tear. This 190 gram phone is IP-68 and certified for the US military to handle “extreme temperatures, vibration/shock, rain, blowing sand/dust, humidity.” The Bolt 2 has a 2-inch QVGA

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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

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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

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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

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LG G2 now ‘coming soon’ to Videotron

LG recently announced that ‘beginning September 27′ the G2 will hit Rogers, Bell, TELUS, SaskTel, Videotron and WIND Mobile. Just as expected, it was the Big 3 and regional carrier SaskTel to launch first, then the newer wireless players will follow. Videotron is first out with news that its customers can expect the device in

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SaskTel launches the Huawei Ascend Y300

As expected, SaskTel has released the Huawei Ascend Y300, very much an entry-level Android that is extremely affordable. SaskTel has priced the Y300 at $119.99 outright, while keeping it free on a 2-year term. From a design perspective there’s nothing really setting it apart from all the other low-cost Androids, but SaskTel notes that it’s

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