Q & A’s – Internet Service

Question no. 14 (Ms. Wilson):

To the Minister of SaskTel, for each month since January 2018 to present, internet services play in the modern world, and support SaskTel’s continued participation in the Connecting Families program to ensure low-income seniors and families across Saskatchewan have the opportunity to connect and participate in the digital world,

(a) how many eligible customers participated in the program during the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, and

(b) how many computers were distributed to eligible families in Saskatchewan with respect to this program?

Answer: Tuesday, December 7, 2021

(a) SaskTel currently has 3,716 customers subscribing to a Connecting Families Internet service.

(b) 1,575 computers have been distributed in Saskatchewan to date.