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Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, 2010/05/06 - SaskTel announced today that it is the recipient of a Cisco Partner Summit regional award for Cisco Western Canadian Partner of the Year. Cisco unveiled the winners April 27 at its annual channel partner conference in San Francisco.
"It is an honour to present SaskTel as a Cisco Partner Summit regional award winner," said Wendy Bahr, senior vice president, U.S. and Canada channels at Cisco. “The Cisco Western Canadian Partner of the Year Award recognizes SaskTel’s performance and achievements as a Cisco channel partner in Western Canada in 2009.”
“SaskTel is honoured to accept this award from Cisco,” said Robert Watson, SaskTel President and CEO. “Working with Cisco has enabled SaskTel to provide superior communications services to the people of Saskatchewan.”
Cisco Partner Summit awards are presented at three levels: regional, theatre and global. Cisco Partner Summit U.S. and Canada regional awards reflect a partner’s performance in a given geographic region of the United States or Canada.
Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Corporation (SaskTel) is the leading full service communications provider in Saskatchewan, with $1.15 billion in annual revenue and more than 1.4 million customer connections including more than 550,000 wireless accesses, 543,000 wireline network accesses, 225,000 Internet accesses and 77,000 Max™ (TV) subscribers. SaskTel (sasktel.com) 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. In 2009, SaskTel contributed more than $651 million to the Saskatchewan economy through dollars spent with Saskatchewan-based suppliers and sponsorships to non-profit organizations. SaskTel and its wholly-owned subsidiaries have a workforce of approximately 4,800 employees.
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