Cable & Telecom

Northwestel seeks CRTC approval to increase speeds and lower rates on Internet plans

WHITEHORSE — Far north telecom provider Northwestel announced today it has submitted two tariff applications to the CRTC asking for permission to increase the Internet speeds of its most popular residential fibre and cable Internet plans and to also lower the rates of these plans by $10 a month. A subsidiary of Bell Canada, Northwestel’s Internet packages and rates are regulated by the CRTC and can only be changed with the Commission’s approval. “The proposed changes would see download and upload speed increases and rate decreases in every residential unlimited Internet plan,” reads a Northwestel press release. “For example, a...

Our industry and COVID-19

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