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According to a recent release from Sasktel, they aren't just expanding their current 21Mbps network, but also working to launch a 42Mbps 4G network in Regina and Saskatoon this summer. No word yet on which devices might be available offering support for that speed, but it will likely start with a mobile internet stick.

Along with that announcement, Sasktel stated that by the end of 2011, their coverage will be available to 98% of Saskatchewan's population. It is already at 96%, according to the carrier.

It's certainly nice to see network upgrades and announcements, but one can't help but wonder their status regarding LTE deployment. With Bell and Rogers racing to launch their true 4G networks in a few major cities, we can only assume that's the future.

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SaskTel recently announced that they will be launching their 3G network on July 1st, with full conversion to the new network expected by the end of this year.

According to Robert Watson, president and CEO of SaskTel, the carrier will also be offering the newest iPhone model starting on that date.

When fully completed, SaksTel's 3G network will cover 98% of Saskatchewan's population.

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According to the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications association (CWTA), said that the use of wireless data in Canada is expected to triple over the next three years. At this time, $ 1 billion would be spent annually in the data wireless cellular network. Still according to the CWTA about 10% of the monthly use of cellular phones in Canadians is for transfer data wirelessly. Operators that Rogers, Telus and Bell reported higher growth rates of 50% per quarter for wireless data. The CWTA calculate that about 30 million text messages are sent each day in Canada. For a population of around 32 million people living there, it's still not so bad. According to Peters Barnes, president of CWTA, there are 7 billion text messages sent since the beginning of the year 2007 compared to 4.3 billion for all year 2006.

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Toronto is the largest city in the country, in population and economic terms, Toronto Hydro Telecom Inc. have announced what will give downtown Toronto a gigantic wifi system, a first in Canada. David Miller, Mayor of Toronto, "This place Toronto as one of the cities at the forefront of telecommunications at the global scale." But the most stupid statement recorded in Canada this week has come propablement Mike Lee of Rogers Communications, "I do not understand why they wish to enter this market," said he has a journalist of the Associated Press. (Sorry I can not resist a little commentary) Mike, surely they want to make money and may also be that consumers really think before profit ...

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