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GCI to buy ACS' wireless division for $300 million

...Thursday, Alaska Communications Systems (ACS) announced it will sell its cellphone operations...final until early 2015, and until then, ACS cellphone customers will not see any changes...it is business as usual," she said.ACS cellphone customers will receive updates...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-05/gci-buy-acs-wireless-division-300-milli
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Aurora Harbor internet service trends toward Snowcloud

...city will eliminate phone lines and place restrictions on future satellite dishes and cables on new floats. This means that ACS and GCI customers would need approval from the city to install a new phone line, at the owner's expense. Some residents have...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-10/aurora-harbor-internet-service-trends-t
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Alaska cellphone industry takeover goes live

...providers announced Monday that GCI's takeover of ACS' division would become effective at 11:59...announced last year, GCI will assume control of ACS' cellphone division in exchange for $300 million. ACS has repeatedly stated in financial disclosure...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-03/alaska-cellphone-industry-takeover-goes
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ACS to bring 4G LTE to Alaska

...faster than current 3G wireless networks. ACS intends to invest a total of $32 million...operations and existing cash reserves. ACS spokeswoman Heather Cavanaugh said the telecommunications...areas as well." Juneau is currently in ACS' 3G coverage area. Cavanaugh said using...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-06-22/acs-bring-4g-lte-alaska
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ACS moves to Lemon Creek

...and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays. ACS spokeswoman Heather Cavanaugh said the new...experience with our products and services," ACS Vice President of Consumer Sales & Service...not yet known if anything will be taking ACS' spot at the mall. Cavanaugh said ACS...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-07-12/acs-moves-lemon-creek
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ACS names chief operating officer

...Communications Systems, a new position reporting to ACS President and CEO Liane Pelletier. Vadapalli...strategic and operational leadership of ACS' sales and service, product and marketing...president of technology and operations at ACS, and has been with the company since August...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110309/reg_512071133.shtml
ACS announces 10 Mbps home internet service

...telecommunications company announced its new home Internet service and the addition of the iPhone to its smartphone lineup.ACS first offered its home Internet service plan in March. The plan features download speeds up to 10 megabits per second, no data...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-04-11/acs-announces-10-mbps-home-internet-ser
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How a planned fiber-optic link from Juneau to Whitehorse will benefit you

...Seattle.GCI runs cables of its own to and from Juneau, but like ACS' cable, GCI's system has had problems with earthquakes...offer cellphone and Internet service in Skagway and Haines: ACS, GCI, AT&T, Verizon and Sprint. Internet service can be...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-20/how-planned-fiber-optic-link-juneau-whi
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Ketchikan's Stockhausen selected Coach of the Year

...Hutchison; Madison Fleming, Valdez; Rose Mongoyuk, Barrow; Alaina Wolgemuth, Barrow.Third team:Caroline Bowden, ACS; Romay Harris, Galena; Zoe Krupa, Sitka; Renata Olson, Mt. Edgecumbe; Mikayla Shamburger, Grace Christian.2A BoysPlayer...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-15/ketchikans-stockhausen-selected-coach-
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Telecom company ACS to cut workforce by about 2 percent

ANCHORAGE - ACS, one of Alaska's top telecom firms, says it needs to cut about 20 employees. That reflects 2 percent of its workforce. ACS is one of the lead players in Alaska's phone and Internet industries...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/013009/reg_383099344.shtml

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