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Breaking News 2014

KTUU says it reached agreement with GCI

An NBC affiliate says it has reached an agreement with Alaska's largest telecommunications company that will return its programming to rural communities just in time for the Winter Olympics.

January Issue 1 2014

Rural Alaska will see expanded telecom services in 2014

Urban and rural telecom expansions will continue in 2014.

Breaking News 2014

FAA selects Alaska as drone test site

Breaking News 2014

FCC approves Alaska Wireless Network

The Alaska Wireless Network transaction is one step closer to closing after landing the Federal Communications Commission's approval.

December Issue 5 2013

Telecoms combine networks; GCI vs. KTUU; Verizon enters

The top telecom story of the year was Alaska Communication Systems Group Inc. and General Communications Inc. closing on a deal to merge their infrastructure into the Alaska Wireless Network.

December Issue 4 2013

Mild 2013 a break for warming Arctic

WASHINGTON (AP) — The rapid melting in the Arctic eased up this year.

December Issue 3 2013

GCI-KTUU dispute continues with Juneau, Sitka latest drops

Juneau and Sitka were added to the list of Alaska communities no longer receiving KTUU’s signal Dec. 7.

Technology reveals what kind of shopper you are December Issue 2 2013

Technology reveals what kind of shopper you are

WASHINGTON (AP) — Advances in technology have never made finding deals this holiday season so easy — or so creepy.

December Issue 2 2013

Techies vs. NSA: Encryption arms race escalates

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Encrypted email, secure instant messaging and other privacy services are booming in the wake of the National Security Agency’s recently revealed surveillance programs.

November Issue 4 2013

Negotiations continue in dispute between KTUU and GCI

The dispute between KTUU and General Communications Inc. was continuing Nov. 20 with another deadline looming.