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SaskTel launches 4G LTE network
Published Wednesday, January 30, 2013 12:38PM CST
Last Updated Thursday, January 31, 2013 10:01AM CST
SaskTel launched its new 4G LTE network Thursday.
The Crown corporation says the network boasts twice the towers, and is up to 33 per cent faster than that of any other wireless provider in the province.
The new network is initially only being offered in Regina and Saskatoon. However, some bedroom communities like Pense and White City will also be able to use the service.
SaskTel hopes to expand the network into Swift Current, Moose Jaw, Balgonie, Estevan, Weyburn and Yorkton by the end of the year.
The company has also laid out $400 million for upgrades across the province, an investment the government says is needed.