Good Spirit Lake residents now have access to high speed Internet

            SaskTel has announced that residents living in three rural Saskatchewan communities will now be able to enjoy the benefits of SaskTel High Speed Internet service.

            SaskTel has deployed high speed basic Internet service in Good Spirit Lake and Madge Lake, and has deployed high speed basic and advanced Internet service in St. Benedict, according to a release from SaskTel.

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            “SaskTel recognizes that rural Saskatchewan needs access to high speed Internet,” said Ron Styles, SaskTel President and CEO. “The world is becoming increasingly connected and these expansions will benefit both private customers using the Internet for home entertainment and business customers working from their home community.”

            High speed basic Internet service offers download speeds of up to five Mbps (megabits per second). High speed advanced Internet service offers download speeds of up to 10 Mbps (megabits per second). SaskTel high speed Internet service includes unlimited usage, free installation, spam and email virus filtering, and 24/7 helpdesk support – all for one low monthly price.

            Persons wishing more information or to subscribe to the high speed Internet service may visit any SaskTel authorized dealer or SaskTel store or visit its website at

SaskTel is the leading Information and Communications Technology (ICT) provider in Saskatchewan, with over $1.2 billion in annual revenue and over 1.4 million customer connections including over 618,000 wireless accesses, 437,000 wireline network accesses, 258,000 Internet accesses and over 103,000 Max TV subscribers, the release said. SaskTel and its wholly-owned subsidiaries offer a wide range of ICT products and services including competitive voice, data and Internet services, wireless data services, Max TV services, data centre services, cloud-based services, security monitoring services, advertising services, and international software and consulting services.

            SaskTel and its wholly-owned subsidiaries have a workforce of approximately 4,000 full-time equivalent employees (FTEs).