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Northwestel Loves Overage Fees

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Internet Service Provider (ISP) Northwestel does not properly explain to their customers the value of their Internet service.

Many residents of the Yukon have subscribed to Northwestel’s High Speed Internet services without knowing the true value of there service resulting in large overage fees, some amounting from $250 and over $1000 dollars Canadian (CAD).

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Northwestel Provides Terrible Internet Value

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Northwestel ADSL High Speed VS Generic Dialup Service

Canadian Internet Service Provider (ISP) Northwestel provides some of the most expensive Internet services in Canada. In fact there service value is still comparable to the old Dialup 56K connection.

Here I demonstrate the value of a generic Dialup 56K service with Northwestel’s ADSL High Speed service.

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Northwestel Makes Digital Distribution Expensive

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Internet Service Provider (ISP) Northwestel makes digital distribution too expensive for consumers to purchase digital content i.e. Video Games, Movies, Music and Software.

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Naruto Shippuden Official Subtitles in Canada

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Canadians can watch free official subtitles of their favorite Anime series Naruto Shippuden at Crunchyroll.com.

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VIZ’s Contract With Joost Ends

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VIZ Media’s contract with online video service website Joost.com has ended today (October 1, 2009), this means that viewers of Joost will no longer have access to popular Anime TV shows such as Naruto, Naruto Shippuden, Bleach and the many more.

No say if or when contracts maybe renewed at this time.

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10 Gigabytes Per Month!

Posted: , By Patcoola

How far does 10,000 Megabytes (MBs) of monthly data transfer gets you.

Most people in the western world maybe saying right now “No Internet provider gives 10 GBs per month!” and your right, most Internet Service Providers (ISP) in modern western society typically provide 30 GBs to Unlimited for about $15 to $45 per month.

What you probably didn’t know is that half of Canada still pays for third world service. Developing third world countries such as South America has the same ISP services as parts of Canada.

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