Through SaskTel partnerships with wireless carriers across Canada, you have access to analog and digital cellular coverage throughout the country. While travelling in Canada, you can access your Voice Message Service and other calling features, and you pay the same airtime rate you pay at home.
A standard long distance rate applies for calls placed and received within Canada, but outside Saskatchewan. When you are roaming in Canada, airtime is billed according to your Mobility service plan. If you have free minutes included in your service plan, you can use those free minutes while roaming in Canada. You will also be billed for all applicable long distance charges.
roaming in the U.S., all calls received, and all calls made to Canada
or the U.S. are charged at the rate of $0.95 Canadian per minute, with
no additional charges for long distance, U.S. taxes or daily
surcharges.* You only pay for the U.S. roaming minutes that you use,
and these minutes are never deducted from the free minutes included in
your rate plan.
* May not apply to all National plans.
With SaskTel International Roaming Service and an International Roaming capable device, it's easy to keep in touch when you travel. You can take your SaskTel service to over 200 countries worldwide!
CDMA & GSM Phone Charges:
SIM Card - $30 one time charge
Activation Fee - $15 one time charge
All International Roaming calls in GSM coverage are billed the flat rate of $2.49 per minute including airtime and long distance.
International Text Messages are 99˘ in addition to your regular text message rates. Incoming text messages are free.
When you access your voice mail in GSM coverage, airtime as well as regular voice mail deposit and retrieval charges apply.
Data Roaming outside North America in GSM coverage is 30˘/10KB or $30.72/MB. Data is charged in 10KB increments to your SaskTel wireless bill in Canadian funds. Any data used while in GSM coverage will NOT be deducted from the data included with your Data service plan.
3G+ Phone Charges:
SIM Card - Included with all 3G+ devices
Activation Fee - Included
Voice Roaming within GSM coverage - Per minute rates range between $1.99 abd $6.99 per minute depending on the country you are roaming in. Airtime and long distance are charged per minute and billed to your SaskTel wireless bill in Canadian funds. Charges for "premium" calls while roaming (such as votelines, information and directory enquiry services) are extra.
Data Roaming within GSM coverage - 3˘/KB or $30.72/MB. Data is charged in 10 KB increments to your SaskTel wireless bill in Canadian funds.
Text Messaging within GSM coverage - Incoming text messages are free. 99˘ in addition to your regular text message rates. Pricing excludes premium text messages (short codes) to which regular rates apply.
Voice mail - When you access your voice mail in GSM coverage, airtime as well as regular voice mail deposit and retrieval charges apply.
Roaming - Wireless Data
When travelling in the U.S., roaming rates specific to your wireless data service plan apply, however data usage is not deducted from the data included in your service plan.
At this time, EV-DO capable devices will not work outside of these locations in Canada and the United States. Additional locations will be available as the technology expands.