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Local law enforcement talks big picture with national public safety broadband plan

...In order to establish the networks, FirstNet will partner with existing area providers - large providers like AT&T and Verizon will participate on a national level - though none of those are set in stone, Tucker said."The idea is not for FirstNet...
ACS, GCI expect 2013 market entry for Verizon

...don't expect to be competing with Verizon Wireless until 2013 at the soonest...addressed the potential timing of Verizon's entry to the Alaska market and each reached the same conclusion.Verizon purchased a block of spectrum in August...

NEW YORK - Verizon is doing the unthinkable: Starting option with major phone carriers, Verizon joins T-Mobile in dropping consider:If you're already with Verizon, you can keep your current plan. What's...
News has asked for most costs to be covered by the Park Service and companies that would benefit from the line, including Verizon, Union Wireless and park concessionaires.Park officials said they have not agreed to provide any money. Yellowstone technology...
What others say: AT&T tales the lead on texting while driving

...New York Times.And to make that clear, his company has enlisted the aid of its fiercest rivals, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon, which together have spent millions on co-branded ads and public events since 2010, to warn against texting while driving...
Low-wage jobs unexpectedly a way of life for many

...percent. By contrast, more than a quarter of Amazon staffers will exceed $70,000 a year. The ratio is even better for Verizon and AT&T workers. A majority of Ford employees will achieve that income at least once in their career. Just 10 percent...
Business Briefs

...Froso's restaurant. Homer woman wins Verizon mushing award Iditarod winner and Homer...of Mushing" award in a ceremony at the Verizon Wireless store in Takahtnu commons...extremely honored to be a part of that." Verizon and Riddles are working to contribute...
What others say: FCC should protect Net neutrality

...slowdowns or special tolls determined by providers.Net neutrality conflicts with the desire of Internet providers like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Time Warner Cable to establish "fast lanes" for which users pay more to move data at higher speeds...
ACS closes Soldotna store

...and fiber optic system that connect Alaska to the Lower 48. The company has faced increased competition in recent years. Verizon's recent rollout to the Alaska market, along with national chain AT&T have lessened its foothold in Alaska.After eight...
Reverse 911 comes to mobile

...this summer, said spokeswoman Cindy Larsen. The AT&T Wireless system will not provide the Reverse 911-type feature. Verizon Wireless is aware of the system's possibilities, said spokesman Jeffrey Nelson. But right now the company is more focused...


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