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SaskTel faces industry & political foes in bid to compete in Saskatchewan cable market

News | 09/28/2000 4:00 am EDT

The cable industry wants the CRTC to delay SaskTel’s entry into the cable TV market until proper safeguards are put in place to prevent the telco from subsidizing its cable rates with monopoly telephony revenues. A hearing is scheduled to begin October 30 in Calgary to review SaskTel’s application for a broadcast distribution licence serving several communities throughout Saskatchewan.

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