SaskTel News

Bill 40 was passed recently and allows for up to 49 percent of the province's Crown corporations to be sold without requiring a vote of support from the people of the province.

Consumer advocate calls potential SaskTel partnership 'bad idea'

By JT Marshall May 7, 2017 - 5:07pm Updated: May 8, 2017 - 6:17am

A consumer advocate feels Saskatchewan residents will pay more for cell phone plans if the government sells off 49 per cent of SaskTel.

"It's going to lead to further...

With Bill 40 now law, the Saskatchewan government can sell up to 49 per cent of any Crown.

Government eyes future partnership opportunities for SaskTel

By Sarah Mills April 28, 2017 - 4:04pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 4:15pm

The government is entertaining future partnership opportunities for SaskTel as a result of the passing of Bill 40.

Bill 40 allows for up to 49 per cent of the province's...

A spokesperson for OpenMedia says regional carriers in Saskatchewan and Manitoba have helped keep prices in those provinces lower than elsewhere in Canada.

Sask. cell bills so low they fuel black market in rest of Canada: advocate

By 650 CKOM February 17, 2017 - 2:52pm Updated: February 17, 2017 - 2:52pm

An advocacy group for affordable cell and internet services is warning Saskatchewan customers about the risks of a potential SaskTel Sale.

The caution comes after Bell...

In July 2016, SaskTel International won a two-year contract to provide wireless services to the Caribbean nation through Aliv, an entity of Cable Bahamas.

SaskTel beaches employees in the Bahamas

By Sarah Mills February 9, 2017 - 6:25am Updated: February 9, 2017 - 8:54am

It could be described as Saskatchewan's greatest job and it isn't even in the province.

While many are freezing in Saskatchewan's extreme cold temperatures, eight...

SaskTel outage planned for parts of southern Sask.

By 980 CJME October 26, 2016 - 2:18pm Updated: October 26, 2016 - 2:30pm

Some people living in southern Saskatchewan will have their SaskTel service knocked out for about one hour Thursday.

Starting at 1 a.m., crews will be working to make...

SaskTel Minister Dustin Duncan says no offer has been made on SaskTel nor is the government actively seeking a buyer.

The government is not seeking buyers for SaskTel: minister

By 980 CJME October 20, 2016 - 4:11pm Updated: October 21, 2016 - 6:09am

Any sale of SaskTel would require a referendum, but Saskatchewan's chief electoral officer believes the legislation needs to be updated to make that happen.

As per the...

'I like having SaskTel public:' People react to possible sale of the Crown corp.

By Sarah Mills August 24, 2016 - 8:15pm Updated: August 25, 2016 - 7:20am

It has at least been a distraction from the Riders dismal record.

Premier Brad Wall has everyone talking as he said he would consider a sale of SaskTel if the right...

SaskTel building in downtown Regina.

Premier says province would consider selling SaskTel

By Sarah Mills August 24, 2016 - 8:20am Updated: August 24, 2016 - 8:21am

Premier Brad Wall says the government would entertain an offer to buy SaskTel if one comes in.

Wall made Dustin Duncan the Minister of Energy and Resources in a cabinet...

SaskTel releases annual report; shows net income of $125 million

By Sarah Mills July 13, 2016 - 4:55pm Updated: July 13, 2016 - 5:00pm

SaskTel's annual report shows a net income of $125 million.

The crown tabled it's annual report in the legislature Wednesday. Operating revenues reached $1.5 billion...

Analysis finds SaskTel's profits could be at risk following Manitoba deal

By Sarah Mills June 20, 2016 - 12:01pm Updated: June 20, 2016 - 1:25pm

SaskTel's profits could be at risk, according to an analysis done on the Crown.

The report was done to see if SaskTel was left vulnerable because of Bell's friendly deal...

Technical issues affected SaskTel services around the province on Friday, June 10, 2016.

Outage affects SaskTel service across province

By 650 CKOM June 10, 2016 - 1:29pm Updated: June 10, 2016 - 4:23pm

A province-wide outage affected SaskTel's mobile, Internet and landline services late Friday morning.

An equipment outage caused the intermittent disruption that lasted...

SaskTel building in Saskatoon.

SaskTel service unavailable for some customers east of Regina

By 980 CJME June 2, 2016 - 6:23pm Updated: June 2, 2016 - 6:30pm

If you are a SaskTel customer living east of Regina, there is a chance you don't have any service.

The company confirmed Thursday evening, a cable was cut in the...