PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION SERVICES & CONSULTING FOR TELECOMS

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REAL TELECOM EXPERTISE FROM A LEADING EDGE CSP.

Established in 1986, SaskTel International (SI) is an innovative software development and professional services company providing solutions to communication service providers (CSPs) globally.

SI is a fully-owned subsidiary of a full-service ICT and telecommunications company, SaskTel. Our solutions help organizations with digital transformation and optimization of systems and networks to create competitive advantage and increase profitability. SI leverages its unique relationship with SaskTel through access to a pool of over 3,500 experts.

SaskTel has more than a century of experience, with industry firsts such as constructing the world’s longest commercial fiber optic system.

SI’s software and services portfolio includes; digital transformation consulting, OSS and BSS software, fiber and wireless network consulting, strategic planning, operational assessments, and mobile application development. SI’s global experience includes successful world class projects in over 40 countries with extensive fiber network engineering, planning, design, and implementation.

YOUR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES PARTNER

Trusted Partner and Advisor

SaskTel International has been a prominent advisor to CSPs around the world for the last three decades.

RESOURCE PARTNER

When our clients need resources, we will do our best to make  SaskTel’s pool of resources with decades of service provider experience available.  When there is a service opportunity, we go back to SaskTel and find the best person working in that role to serve as a consultant or be a full-time outsourced person to operate the function needed by our customer.


 


 

REAL OPERATIONAL EXPERIENCE

Unique to SI is the ability to manage a project in its entirety from conception to completion. With firsthand experience from our parent company, SI can assist CSPs with consultation on the comprehensive design, engineering, build, and continued management of the network.

BUILT FOR CSPS BY A CSP

REAL-WORLD KNOWLEDGE

Delivering and maintaining services in diverse geography and extreme weather conditions is complex and we do it every day. Our experience is in both rural and urban communities, with weather conditions ranging from temperatures of -40ºC (-40ºF) to +40ºC (104ºF).

PROVEN PROJECT SUCCESS FOR OVER 35 YEARS

We have led communication engagements under the English Channel, across the Philippines’ outlying Barangays, through the villages of Tanzania’s Kagera region, and on the streets of New Zealand’s Wellington. Along the way, the SI corps has worked with an array of corporations in the telecommunications industry as well as national and international governmental agencies.

SI service engagements have supported service providers in over 40 countries and 6 continents to envision and deliver a more connected world. Our comprehensive portfolio of services have been developed and refined through our direct immersion in the operations of a service provider. This translates into a unique ability to leverage over a century of insights, expertise, experience, and lessons-learned of someone who’s been there before.

Best Practices

SaskTel International operational consultants are experts, sourced directly from a successful operating solutions provider – SaskTel. Working closely with you, we identify your unique needs and challenges to build strategies to help you develop operational efficiency.

Existing processes and operations are analyzed to identify gaps, areas for improvement, and new solutions to transform operations. The result is optimized operations enabling service providers to realize new efficiencies, enhanced customer experience, and reduced operational expense.

LIFECYCLE APPROACH

Based on a combination of best practices from multiple industries including ITIL, PMI, TMForum, and Cisco Systems deployment methodologies, SaskTel International takes a lifecycle approach to all of our customer engagements. The lifecycle is based on the following six key phases: Prepare, Plan, Design, Implement, Operate, and Optimize. When SI is engaged in a project we lead the customer through these key steps for success.

 

Featured Telecom Services

Trusted Partner and Advisor

SaskTel International has been a prominent advisor to CSPs around the world for the last three decades.

Fiber Networks

SaskTel International (SI) can support all aspects/facets of a FTTP program, for CSPs and Municapalities, from assisting clients in initiating a FTTP program to design, engineering, and construction management services.

With over a decade of FTTP experience in both residential and business markets from our parent company SaskTel, SI’s skilled team brings an advanced level of knowledge to the complexities associated with fibre builds.

Telecom Services

From strategy to telecom operations, SI Our qualified resources are not only sourced internally and from our parent CSP, SaskTel. This translates into an ability to understand the unique challenges of our customers and leverage over a century of insight, expertise, experience, and lessons-learned from someone who has been there before.

Network Planning and Design

SaskTel International (SI) network planning and design service enables communication service providers to conceptualize networks that are consistent with their desired levels of capacity, coverage, cost, and quality of service. A focus is placed on establishing a network architecture built precisely to your requirements.

The result is a network that meets the needs of both the CSP and customers, positioned for the future.  We have experience with an extensive list of the latest technologies spanning both physical and wireless networks.

Wireline Network Engineering

SaskTel International (SI) network planning and design service enables communication service providers to conceptualize networks that are consistent with their desired levels of capacity, coverage, cost, and quality of service. A focus is placed on establishing a network architecture built precisely to your requirements.

5G Network Engineering

Wherever there is a requirement for highly available service levels, a 5G architecture should be considered. With the additional capacity, speed, and low latency nature of 5G, the traditional expectation of a slower and delayed failover to a redundant link is no longer the case. Enterprises and institutions can expect an architecture that provides a business-as-usual experience in the event a 5G backup is invoked.

Rural Broadband Networks

Demand for bandwidth continues to grow exponentially and now more than ever, customers are demanding access to new services and technologies. While this trend holds true in urban and rural areas alike, it is significantly more difficult for smaller, rurally-located CSPs to meet this new demand than it is for larger operators. To further complicate matters, major CSP’s continue to invest where the money is – in dense urban and suburban areas. The result is both a challenge and an opportunity in building out access to high-quality rural communications.