Archive of: Telecom

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June Issue 1 2014

Verizon to launch voice coverage this fall

A year after Verizon Wireless launched data service in Alaska, it is readying its network to add voice coverage and preparing to enter the retail market with its own stores.

May Issue 3 2014

GCI reports record 1Q revenue, TiVo stems video losses

General Communications Inc. reported record revenue of $216 million in the first quarter of 2014 and net income of $2 million.

May Issue 3 2014

ACS revenue down after merger, service segments increase

Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc. announced a decrease in revenue for the first quarter, largely driven by changes from the new Alaska Wireless Network.

FireChat ignites new way to communicate on phones April Issue 2 2014

FireChat ignites new way to communicate on phones

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A new mobile messaging application called FireChat is empowering nearby smartphone users to stay in touch even when there’s no cellular service or internet connection.

March Issue 3 2014

GCI grows total revenue 14 percent to $812M in 2013

General Communications Inc. reported total revenue growth of more than $100 million for 2013 compared to 2012.

March Issue 3 2014

Net income soars for Alaska Communications after merger

Although Alaska Communications reported a decline in revenue from $367.8 million in 2012 to $348.9 million in 2013, net income for the third and fourth quarters was $41.3 million compared to $17 million the prior year.

March Issue 2 2014

USDA rural development initiative aimed at Western and Interior Alaska

The federal government has launched a new initiative to improve rural Alaska infrastructure and address other issues.