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Company nameSaskTel
Company typeCrown corporation
FoundedJune 12, 1908
HeadquartersRegina, Saskatchewan
Key peopleHon. Don Morgan, Minister Responsible for SaskTel
Ron Styles, President and CEO
Grant Kook, Chair of the Board of Directors
Revenue(+) $1,152.8 million
(gain of $13.7 million from 2008)
Net income(+) $121.4 million
(gain of $5.4 million from 2008)

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Saskatchewan Telecommunications (SaskTel) is a provincial Crown Corporation operating under the authority of the Saskatchewan Telecommunications Act. It is the only remaining Crown Corporation in the Canadian telecommunications industry.

SaskTel provides telecommunications services to 13 cities, 535 smaller communities and surrounding rural areas, including 49,000 farms. The corporation has over 425,000 business and residential customers, and has a work force of approximately 5,000 employees throughout the province and in its wholly owned subsidiaries. SaskTel's head office is located in Regina, Saskatchewan.

SaskTel is the primary asset and wholly owned subsidiary of a holding company, the Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Corporation, which manages assets of approximately $1.2 billion.

In October 2008, SaskTel was named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for the ninth consecutive year by MediaCorp Canada Inc., and was featured in Maclean's newsmagazine. Later that month, SaskTel was named one of Saskatchewan's Top Employers, which was announced by the Saskatoon StarPhoenix and Regina Leader-Post newspapers. In April 2009, MediaCorp also named SaskTel one of Canada's Greenest Employers.

While SaskTel oversees the corporation's core telecommunications business, the following business units have diversified into other services, products, and markets:

* SecurTek provides home and business security systems and monitoring.

* SaskTel International exports network integration, network management, and interactive services outside of Canada.

* Hospitality Network Canada Inc. (HNCI) is a provider of hospital patient TV and Telephone rental systems and services.

* Direct West publishes print and online directories and provides Web Hosting and Website Design services.

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