SaskTel is excited to announce that infiNETTM, SaskTel’s Fibre Optic Network, is now launching in some residential areas of Estevan. In completed areas of the city, SaskTel will begin to connect SaskTel high speed Internet and maxTV customers to the new network, with all existing and new customers having the opportunity to sign-up for infiNET once their neighbourhood is converted to fibre.
“Our government understands that the residents of our province want access to the most advanced technologies available,” said Jim Reiter, Minister Responsible for SaskTel. “SaskTel continues to show their commitment to the people of this province by building world-class networks that enhance the quality of life for all Saskatchewan people.”
“We are proud to be the sole provider in this province that can deliver a direct to home fibre connection,” said Ron Styles, SaskTel President and CEO. “infiNET will allow our customers to download HD movies and music, enjoy uninterrupted streaming, and transfer files faster than before while also future proofing our network by providing the capacity to significantly increase speeds over time without the need to replace the fibre.”
infiNET is being deployed through SaskTel’s Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) Program, a $670 million dollar investment to deploy fibre optics directly to homes and upgrade the broadband network in the nine largest urban centers in the province, Saskatoon, Regina, Moose Jaw, Weyburn, Estevan, Swift Current, Yorkton, North Battleford and Prince Albert.
infiNET offers HD programming and digital TV recording delivered to every set-top box in the home.
• Watch HD on up to 7 TVs;
• Record up to 4 programs simultaneously with maxTV PVR;
• Record a show on one TV and watch it later in another room;
• Get more bundling options for maxTV™ with even faster Internet speeds.
infiNET provides amazingly fast speeds up to 260 Mbps downloading and 60 Mbps uploading the fastest available in Saskatchewan.
• Upload and download data, movies, music, and more in a fraction of the time;
• Stream HD movies, play games, and video chat without freezing, pixelization, or dropped connections;
• Get unlimited downloading with no overage fees.
To learn more about infiNET, please visit sasktel.com/infinet, or call 1-800-727-5835 (1-800-SASKTEL) or visit your local SaskTel authorized Dealer or SaskTel Store.
SaskTel (sasktel.com) is the leading Information and Communications Technology (ICT) provider in Saskatchewan, with over $1.2 billion in annual revenue and approximately 1.4 million customer connections including 616,000 wireless accesses, 402,000 wireline network accesses, 267,000 Internet accesses and over 107,000 maxTV™ subscribers. 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, maxTV 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).