Northwestel plans Nov. 1 roll-out of unlimited internet in Yellowknife, Hay River, Fort Smith and Norman Wells

Yellowknife and three other communities in the NWT will begin receiving unlimited data for Internet packages on Nov. 1, Northwestel confirmed Friday. Fort Smith, Norman Wells and Hay River will also receive the unlimited data options, said Northwestel spokesperson Andrew Anderson. In addition, Whitehorse and Carcross in the Yukon, and […]

Where’s the faster internet? Nunavut senator blasts Northwestel for holding near monopoly

© Dennis Patterson Nunavut Senator Dennis Patterson wants to see more competition between northern internet providers to lower costs and create more options. Nunavut Senator Dennis Patterson is criticizing Northwestel for not sharing its broadband internet network.  The federal government gave the Bell-owned company almost $50 million three years ago to create better […]