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Northwestel Shuts Down Navigo Wireless Internet Service

Northwestel pulls the plug on their Navigo Wireless Internet service January 31, 2012.


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Northwestel’s Internet Usage Tool is Inaccurate

December 2010, Northwestel actively encouraged Internet subscribers to check their Internet usage during the holiday’s using Northwestel’s Internet Usage Tool. During this month I have noticed that the amount of data I used was not the same as on the Internet Usage statement provided by Northwestel.

Over the years I have learned to schedule, plan and track my own Internet usage from the client side. I have been using network traffic analysis software to track my exact Internet usage for months now and have conducted an independent test.

Purpose:
To demonstrate the inconsistency’s of Northwestel’s Internet Usage Tool.


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Northwestel Increases DSL Overage Fees [*Corrected]

Northwestel corrects system glitch.
See [Northwestel Corrects DSL Overage Fees Mistake]

Northwestel DSL Internet users to pay insanely larger overage fees beginning July 1, 2010.

Northwestel has made some changes to their Internet usage measurements, the change now measures Internet usage in Gigiabytes instead of Megabytes. Potentially this can mean that the value of Megabytes is now meaningless since Northwestel is now providing “massive” amounts of data usage to their customers. Ideally we wish this was true, but Northwestel has never made any changes to their Internet usage caps since the early 2000’s when Northwestel stopped providing unlimited usage.


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Northwestel Provides Terrible Internet Value

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 V.S.

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