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Alaska Communications discontinues wireless service

...Communications on Thursday announced a deal to sell its wireless assets to another Alaska-based company, General Communications, Inc (GCI), for $300 million dollars. GCI will receive Alaska Communications' base of approximately 109...
ACS closes Soldotna store

...lessened its foothold in Alaska.After eight years of declining revenue and debt, ACS decided to merge with General Communications Inc. in 2013 and combine its infrastructure into the Alaska Wireless Network.In March, ACS reported a $15...
Report: uptick in construction spending expected

...also given mention. Also noted is a project connecting 65 communities in Southwest Alaska to telecom operator General Communication Inc.'s existing broadband network. The project, dubbed TERRA-Southwest, is supported by $88 million in...
Taylor wants stricter oversight of RCA

...about the economic effects commission decisions have on state utilities. Taylor also probed officials with General Communications Inc. -- ACS's nearest competitor -- about its role in drafting the legislation approved in the House. GCI...
GCI Senior executives discuss their past and future

It was a whole different communications world thirty years ago when General Communications Inc., which would become known as GCI, first came to Alaska. Founded by two Alaska entrepreneurs by the names of Bob Walp and Ron...
ACS, GCI expect 2013 market entry for Verizon

...the soonest.In reporting their second quarter results, both Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc. and General Communications Inc. addressed the potential timing of Verizon's entry to the Alaska market and each reached the same conclusion...
Confirmed: Stevens killed in plane crash

...light rain, fog and mist reported. The aircraft is a 1957 DeHavilland DHC-3T registered to Anchorage-based General Communications Inc., a phone, Internet and cable company. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Mike Fergus said the plane...
Waving hand 1st clue of AK crash survivors

...and five dead nearby. Stevens, 86, had close ties to everyone on the plane, including Anchorage-based General Communications Inc., a phone and Internet company that owned the plane, and the lodge where the passengers were staying...
Alaska telecoms plan upgrades

...national competitors roll out wireless 4G services in the state. Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc. and General Communications Inc., both statewide wireless providers based in Anchorage, will spend a combined $46 million in 2011 to upgrade...
Pilot killed in floatplane crash

...Their ages and hometowns were unavailable. The crash occurred about 4:15 p.m. as a Magnum Beaver owned by general Communications Inc.. landed in Lake Nerka near the head of the Agulawok River, troopers reported. The plane's landing gear...


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