News Update

Northwestel would like to advise customers that a wildfire along Highway 3 near Behchokǫ̀, NT is posing a threat to telecommunications services, including voice, data, Internet, television and wireless service in Yellowknife.  No services have been... Read More
Northwestel would like to advise the community of Paulatuk, NT that the cutover to a new voice switch is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, June 23 at 12:00 a.m (midnight) MT.  Customers should expect an outage to DSL Internet, local calling and... Read More
From all of us at Northwestel, I want to wish you a Happy National Aboriginal Day this June 21st. We are all proud to join in a celebration of Canada’s First Peoples.  We are honoured to share this day with the communities we serve and with our many... Read More
Northwestel personnel have now restored services at Qikiqtani General Hospital. Work continues to restore service to all affected customers, and further updates will be issued as new information becomes available.
Northwestel would like to advise customers of a scheduled disruption to DSL Internet in Hay River, NT on Thursday, June 18, starting at 1:01 am MST. This disruption will also affect the communities of Fort Resolution, Jean Marie River, Wrigley,... Read More