PRTODAY / NewswireToday Free press release distribution service network

Written by / Agency / Source: SaskTel (Saskatchewan Telecommunications)

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article


Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!

SaskTel to Provide High Speed Internet and 4G Coverage to 28 First Nations - Pelican Lake First Nation and Pheasant Rump Nakota First Nation now have SaskTel High Speed Internet Service; 4G available at Yellow Quill First nation - SaskTel.com
SaskTel to Provide High Speed Internet and 4G Coverage to 28 First Nations

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, 2011/07/20 - Pelican Lake First Nation and Pheasant Rump Nakota First Nation now have SaskTel High Speed Internet Service; 4G available at Yellow Quill First nation - SaskTel.com.

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Telecom/Wireless/VoIP/IPTV Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!

World needs to know about google malpractices - Share your Adsense publishers stories on Google tactics to steal your revenues

 

SaskTel will provide High Speed Internet service to 28 First Nations communities in Saskatchewan over the next two years. SaskTel will also deliver 4G wireless coverage to 19 of those communities that do not currently have wireless coverage. The remaining 9 communities already have 4G. (See Backgrounder for a complete list of communities and tentative schedules.)

Residents of the first two communities, Pelican Lake First Nation and Pheasant Rump Nakota First Nation, can now enjoy the benefits of SaskTel High Speed Internet service. 4G wireless coverage is also available in both areas. SaskTel has also expanded 4G to Yellow Quill First Nation.

This project is part of a larger SaskTel initiative, the Saskatchewan Infrastructure Improvement Program (SIIP), which began in 2009. Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada is contributing $8.8 million to Saskatoon Tribal Council (STC) through the First Nations Infrastructure Fund. SaskTel will be investing an equal amount, with the STC assuming an administrative role.

"This innovative partnership will provide these 28 First Nations communities with access to Saskatchewan's most extensive communications network," said Bill Boyd, Minister Responsible for SaskTel. "Residents of these communities will now be able to take advantage of the many educational and business opportunities provided by the latest Internet and wireless technologies."

"SaskTel is proud to offer High Speed Internet and 4G wireless services to 28 First Nations communities over the next two years," said Ron Styles, SaskTel President and CEO. "We'd like to thank our partners, Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada and Saskatoon Tribal Council, for their contributions to this tremendous project."

The first 12 communities are tentatively scheduled to be complete in 2011. The remaining 16 communities are anticipated to be complete by the end of 2012.

SaskTel High Speed Internet service is many times faster than dial-up, allows a simultaneous phone conversation on the same phone line, and includes unlimited time online. Local Authorized SaskTel Dealers have full coverage information and service details.

About SaskTel
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 568,000 wireless accesses, 528,000 wireline network accesses, 230,000 internet accesses and 85,000 Max™ (TV) 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 4,800 employees.

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Telecom/Wireless/VoIP/IPTV Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!

World needs to know about google malpractices - Share your Adsense publishers stories on Google tactics to steal your revenues

 

Written by / Agency / Source: SaskTel (Saskatchewan Telecommunications)

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick Newswire Today Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+] / [Company listed above is a registered member of our network. Content made possible by PRZOOM / PRTODAY indexing services]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Telecom/Wireless/VoIP/IPTV articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


SaskTel to Provide High Speed Internet and 4G Coverage to 28 First Nations

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name Newswire Today and LINK as the source.
 
  Is this your article?
Activate ALL web links and social stream by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!

SaskTel |
Publisher Contact: Andy Tate - SaskTel.com 
306-777-4548 andy.tate[.]sasktel.com
 
Newswire Today - PRZOOM / PRTODAY disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any SaskTel (Saskatchewan Telecommunications) securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Telecom/Wireless/VoIP/IPTV via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY



Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!


Read Latest Articles From SaskTel (Saskatchewan Telecommunications) / Company Profile


Read Telecom/Wireless/VoIP/IPTV Most Recent Related Newswires:

Grandstream Releases a New WiFi Access Point for Beta Testing
IDC MarketScape Names HCL a Leader for Worldwide Internet of Things Consulting and Systems Integration Services
India’s First Payments Bank Goes LIVE-Airtel Payments Bank Starts Pilot Services in Rajasthan
Grandstream Introduces New Mid-Range IP Phones
Qualcomm and Samsung Collaborate on 10nm Process Technology for the Latest Snapdragon 835 Mobile Processor
Axiata Announces Completion of Bangladesh’s First Telecoms Merger with Bharti Airtel
NEC Develops 5G Massive-element Active Antenna System that Supports 28GHz Band
Grandstream Expands into WiFi Market with New Managed WiFi Access Point
Qualcomm and Tencent Announce Joint Innovation Center in China
Qualcomm Announces 5G NR Spectrum Sharing Prototype System
Verizon Acquires LQD WiFi to Humanize the Citizen Engagement Experience
Grandstream Announces New 4-Port ATA with Gigabit NAT Router
Qualcomm and Preh Sign Commercial Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging License Agreement
Frost & Sullivan Honors Grandstream with Global Enterprise IP Endpoints Market Company of the Year Award
Expway and Bittium Launch First LTE Broadcast Mobile Devices for Public Safety

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business


PREMIUM Members


Visit  Triggr & Bloom

Visit  NAKIVO, Inc.





 
  ©2016 Newswire Today — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR free press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneurs newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today - NOT affiliated with PRNewswire as we declined their partnership offer in 2013
 
PRTODAY & NewswireTODAY are NOT affiliated with USA TODAY (usatoday.com)