Northwestel Seeking Approval for Unlimited Internet

    Northwestel plans on offering unlimited data on three residential Internet plans: Internet 250, Internet 125 and Internet 50.  Customers will be able to choose unlimited data on the top two standard Internet plans for only $10 more per month. 

    Northwestel submitted tariff applications to the CRTC for new business and residential Internet packages with an unlimited data option.   If approved, Internet plans with unlimited data would be available in Whitehorse YT, Carcross YT, Fort Nelson BC, Yellowknife NWT, Hay River NWT, Norman Wells NWT and Fort Smith NWT. 

    Northwestel plans on offering unlimited data on three residential Internet plans: Internet 250, Internet 125 and Internet 50.  Customers will be able to choose unlimited data on the top two standard Internet plans for only $10 more per month. 

    Northwestel is reminding customers that the proposed unlimited Internet plans are subject to CRTC approval and will not be available to order prior to November 2, 2020.  At that time customers will be able to make requests online or through our customer service channels. 

    Through its own investments and funding from the CRTC, Northwestel plans to introduce unlimited Internet to every NWT and Yukon community within three years as part of its Every Community Project.  The public can learn more and share their thoughts at everycommunity.nwtel.ca. 

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