Investing in Canada's North

  • Northwestel's Modernization Plan is the most ambitious expansion of communications technology ever undertaken in northern Canada.
  • The Plan will deliver advanced Internet and wireless services to northerners.
  • The Plan will provide northern Canadians with access to advanced Internet and wireless networks.
  • The Plan will bring 4G wireless broadband to 67 communities, enabling 99% of northerners to access the latest handsets, smartphones and tablets for calling, texting, browsing and downloading.
  • Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) and cable infrastructure will be upgraded and will at least double Internet speeds in 58 terrestrial communities across northern Canada.
  • Customers across all 96 communities in Northwestel's operating area will have access to enhanced calling features, including Call Display.
  • The Modernization Plan is a commitment by Northwestel to continue putting our customers first and to provide an unprecedented level of service.

Find out more about our upgrades January 2013-Present >