No respite from Nunavut’s high internet costs

A ruling from the Canada Radio and Television Commission is forcing the biggest telecom in the North to cut its Internet rates.

APTN National News
A ruling from the Canada Radio and Television Commission is forcing the biggest telecom in the North to cut its Internet rates.

The CRTC ruled that NorthwestTel must cut rates up to 30 per cent throughout the North.

Everywhere that is, except for Nunavut.

APTN’s Kent Driscoll has this story.

Video Journalist / Iqaluit

Kent has been APTN’s Nunavut correspondent since 2007. In that time he has closely covered Inuit issues, including devolution and the controversial Nutrition North food subsidy. He has also worked for CKIQ-FM in Iqaluit and as a reporter for Nunavut News North.