Saskatchewan

SaskTel restores service after outages reported around province

SaskTel suffered a big outage on Friday, with cellular, internet and landline service affected for several hours.

Cellular, internet, landline service affected for several hours

SaskTel's telecommunications service was not available for several hours Friday. (Shutterstock)

SaskTel suffered a big outage on Friday, with cellular, internet and landline service affected for several hours.

According to the provincial Crown corporation, around 11 a.m. CST an equipment failure interrupted service.

Technicians were able to restore service around 3 p.m.  

The website canadianoutages.com, which monitors such outages, noted hundreds of reports about SaskTel.

A widespread outage on April 7 was blamed on a server problem.

The website canadianoutages.com noted numerous complaints about SaskTel internet service being down Friday morning.

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