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Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, 2013/10/24 - SaskTel launched high speed internet in Lemberg as part of a long-term strategy designed to increase access to high speed Internet in rural Saskatchewan - SaskTel.com.
Lemberg residents are now eligible to subscribe to SaskTelís High Speed Basic Level 2 package that gives speeds of up to 5 (megabits per second) Mbps download.
ďThis is one of fifty planned expansions to rural communities across the province,Ē said Don McMorris, Minister Responsible for SaskTel. ďOur government places a high priority on providing high speed internet access to residents of rural Saskatchewan; in the past six years, we have been able to expand high speed internet to over 90 communities.Ē
SaskTelís Rural Strategy also includes upgrading speeds to 10 Mbps download in over 220 existing DSL communities, in addition to expanding DSL of up to 5 Mbps to 50 additional communities. SaskTel provides DSL internet access to over 400 communities and First Nations.
SaskTel High Speed Internet service provides a superior user experience over dial-up, allows simultaneous phone and online access, unlimited internet access and downloading, spam and email virus filtering, 24/7 helpdesk support and installation- all included for one low price.
Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Corporation (SaskTel.com) is the leading full service communications provider in Saskatchewan, with $1.1 billion in annual revenue and over 1.4 million customer connections including over 600,000 wireless accesses, 514,000 wireline network accesses, 234,000 internet accesses and 93,000 maxTVô subscribers. SaskTel offers a wide range of communications products and services including competitive voice, data, internet, entertainment, national security, messaging, cellular, wireless data and directory services. In addition, SaskTel International offers software solutions and project consulting in countries around the world. SaskTel and its wholly-owned subsidiaries have a workforce of approximately 4,000 full-time equivalent employees (FTEs).