A deal worked out by AT&T and the State of Alaska will supply a new private network for the state’s emergency responders that work in times of natural disaster when many first responders are... Read more
An incontrovertible fact of Alaska life means black ice can spin cars out of control and winter snow dumps take up precious asphalt space meant for cars.
At least, that’s the accepted normal.
A new... Read more
An Anchorage-based group of entrepreneurs is trying to make it a little easier to learn about Alaska’s coastline with a new app.
CoastView, which launched last spring, relies on the high-quality,... Read more
State utility regulators are doing their best to live up to a legislative directive to examine broadband coverage in Alaska and providers’ future plans despite not having any authority to do so.
The... Read more
Old grievances between Alaska’s telecoms have resurfaced with allegations that GCI holds a monopoly over the state’s broadband internet services, and after benefiting from the public pot with $50... Read more
General Communications Inc. posted a $9 million loss in the second quarter, which company officials attributed to weakness in consumer wireless and video as well as lost rural health care subsidies... Read more
The janitorial contract for the old Palmer Hospital, now medical offices, involves thousands of square feet of floor space to clean using above average sanitary measures.
Noting an irksome shortage... Read more
North Korea dictator Kim Jong-un tested his new intercontinental ballistic missiles twice in July.
It was his way of showing the world he has a big one. Both times events in Alaska deflated him, at... Read more
UNALASKA — Though the historic underwater fiber optic cable in Alaska’s Arctic Ocean was ceremonially acknowledged earlier this year, one more link awaits.
And a big ship from France is on its way... Read more
Competition and collaboration between telecom companies promises to bring the costs down for Alaska in the coming two years as Quintillion, Alaska Communications and AT&T launch projects building... Read more
General Communication Inc. took in $228 million in its first quarter of 2017, but a decline of nearly $7 million in consumer revenue and a $46.5 million accounting writedown for income taxes led it... Read more
It was a good day to be a shareholder in General Communication Inc.
Shares of the Anchorage-based telecom leapt 62 percent, from $20.56 to close at $33.39, after a deal was announced April 4 to sell... Read more
Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc. reported net income of nearly $2.4 million in 2016 and a $195 million credit and loan package that will help refinance existing debt, company officials said... Read more
General Communications Inc. posted its 2016 results on March 1, with declining wireless revenue and customers that track with Alaska’s broad economic downturn.
With the state facing another $3... Read more
The state’s lack of budget solutions has dug into telecommunications growth.
General Communications Inc. is cutting 20 percent to 25 percent of its planned capital project spending next year in light... Read more