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Scammers, hackers, liars and thieves

Got a nasty surprise when I looked at my bank account Saturday. My end-of-the-month pay cheque wasn't there. Well, that's odd, I thought to myself. Better contact our accounting person right away and find out...

Staying safe in the cyber world

Don't click on that! A recent ransomware attack that knocked out the Government of Nunavut's computers and prompted the GNWT to block all emails coming from our neighbour to the east has underscored the dangers...

Ulukhaktok to get its own Internet

A young woman from Ulukhaktok is undertaking training to bring higher-speed and cheaper Internet to her community. Sydone Okheena, 20, is in Hawaii undertaking training to operate a community network, which will be built with...

NWTel working on unlimited internet, underwater fibre line – but don’t hold your breath

Yellowknife's internet provider updated city council on a pair of promising proposals this week. An additional fibre optic line could be in the works after a summer of notable outages, said Paul Gillard, Northwestel's vice...

EDITORIAL: Beware of what you post online

We are writing this on the assumption that some young people still read newspapers. We don't know if that is actually the case, but we will proceed anyway. Based on what we have witnessed over the...

EDITORIAL: Yk’s internet woes demand inquiry

Yellowknife is often described as a place of great isolation - a tiny community nestled in the heart of a virtually uninhabited wilderness, far from the teeming cities of the south. But on certain occasions,...

Rankin sees Internet service, cell service and mail from Canada Post down for the...

The modern age of communication has been badly interrupted by spotty and undependable Internet and cell services to Rankin Inlet during the past few months. The community also saw its Canada Post outlet forced to...
Northwestel customers in Yellowknife and surrounding areas had a 'major' disruption in services on May 8. NNSL file photo

Northwestel to bring high-speed Internet to Hay River

Hay River could soon have some of the best Internet service across Canada's three territories. Northwestel, one of the largest Internet providers in the North, is in the process of replacing ageing infrastructure with...
Northwestel customers in Yellowknife and surrounding areas had a 'major' disruption in services on May 8. NNSL file photo

Damaged fibre optic line blamed for ‘major disruption’ in service

Damage to a fibre optics line leading to Yellowknife is being blamed for last night's 'major disruption' in telecommunication services in the city and surrounding areas. According to an early Thursday morning news release, service...