SaskTel expands 3G+ coverage to 33 additional locations


SaskTel today announced the expansion of its recently launched 3G+ wireless network to 33 additional locations across Saskatchewan.

“Our 3G+ wireless network delivers increased bandwidth, greater international roaming and a wider selection of wireless devices,” said Ron Styles, SaskTel President and CEO. “3G+ is the new industry standard and will enable SaskTel to make a smooth transition to future generations of wireless technology.”

Among the 33 new locations are:

  • Avonlea: provides coverage to the town of Avonlea and the surrounding area
  • Battle River, Marsden and Grass Lake: provide coverage to the oil patch region southeast of Lloydminster
  • Eatonia: provides coverage to the town of Eatonia and the area southwest of Kindersley including Highway 44
  • Milden: provides coverage to the area southeast of Rosetown
  • Strasbourg: provides coverage to the town of Strasbourg and along Highway 20 northeast of Regina

SaskTel expects that it will complete its network in 2011, covering 98 percent of Saskatchewan’s population.

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