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BH Telecom objects to SaskTel’s request for stay in funding

telecom | 04/27/2021 3:33 pm EDT

BH Telecom Corp. claims that it is local residents who will lose if Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Corp. gets the stay it wants on millions in funding awarded to the company to connect more than 26 communities to high-speed internet. The CRTC previously awarded BH Telecom, which does business as FlexNetworks, $9.5 million through its $750 million broadband funding program in order to connect the almost 30 communities -- but SaskTel argued in a March 18 Part 1 application that the...

$26.4 million in rural internet funding announced for Sask.

telecom | 06/08/2018 6:26 pm EDT

The federal government and Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Corp. (SaskTel) are plowing more funds into improving internet in Saskatchewan.  On Thursday, SaskTel announced $4.6 million in improvements to wireless internet services in rural areas. That means the...