"Max has been very popular since SaskTel first launched the service in 2002," said Bill Boyd, Minister Responsible for SaskTel. "This year even more Saskatchewan residents will be able to choose this feature-rich entertainment service from the province's leading communications provider."
"SaskTel is proud to expand SaskTel Max to more communities across the province," said Ron Styles, SaskTel President and CEO. "New Max customers can look forward to a wide selection of channels and on-demand content, along with competitive bundle pricing and continuous improvements including new channels and a new mobile app to program recordings remotely."
SaskTel Max offers digital TV and sound plus High Speed Internet and email. Max customers have access to more than 250 digital TV channels including more than 65 high definition channels, video on demand, commercial-free music channels, digital TV recorder, DVD quality picture and sound, unique local content and much more.
The expansion of Max to Meadow Lake follows the recent expansion to Kamsack, Rosetown and Tisdale. As previously announced, four more communities will receive Max in 2011: Canora, Esterhazy, Kindersley and Nipawin.
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 4,100 employees.