Most Afffordable Internet in Canada’s North

Living in Canada’s north? For the most affordable Internet deals in the Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and other northern areas, read on.

Getting affordable Internet service is something we all need. If you’re living in Canada’s beautiful North you have a few options to choose from to stay connected. Check out these current most-affordable deals now on for Internet in the North.

NorthwesTel

(Yukon, the Northwest Territories, Nunavut, northern British Columbia and Alberta)

NorthwesTel’s package for light Internet users costs just under $40/month, if you already have a home phone subscription with these guys. Without that, it’s an additional $20 and will run you just under $60/month.

What do you get? 10 GB of data per month, download speeds of 768 Kbps and uploads of 128 Kbps. Great for staying connected online.

Xplornet

(Northwest Territories, Yukon, Nunavut, and other areas in Canada. Click here to see if your community is listed.)

Xplornet is Canada’s leading rural Internet provider. The company provides users with satellite Internet and one of its cheapest packages comes in at $65/month. This will get you 5 email accounts, upload speeds of 1Mbps, downloads of 5 Mbps, and 25 GB of data per month.

The installation is pricey, at $200 but if you’re in it for the long haul, it could be worth it.

SSI

(Nunavut and part of eastern Northwest Territories)

SSi is the North’s largest Internet Service Provider headquartered in the NWT’s capital city of Yellowknife.

Internet users get to choose from Snowshoe, Dog Team, Bush Plane, and Ice Road packages.

The most affordable is Snowshoe, which offers users 2 GB of data for $25/month. You get 1 email account and downloads at 384 Kbps, with option to upgrade at any time. Get the essentials and stay connected.

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