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GCI to buy ACS' wireless division for $300 million

...biggest telecommunications companies is getting smaller. Another is getting a bit larger.On Thursday, Alaska Communications Systems (ACS) announced it will sell its cellphone operations to General Communication Inc. (GCI) in a deal worth...
Rural Alaska telecom services to be expanded

...service over its own LTE network, the Alaska Wireless Network could see a drop in roaming traffic.GCI and Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc. closed on AWN, which merged the two companies' infrastructure, in July 2013. Each telecom...
Breakfast club

...Glacier Valley Camp 70, Sealaska, Goldbelt, Inc., Tlingit-Haida Vocation Training Resource Center, Alaska Communications Systems, Coeur Alaska - Kenington Mine, Hecla Greens Creek Mining Company, International Brotherhood of Electrical...
Surplus to balance district's budget

...the school district approached its Internet provider to get more bandwidth they were denied. The provider, Alaska Communications Systems, said they were unable to provide more, said David Means, the district's director of administration...
Frank Monroe Hall

...when Frank joined the National Park Service at Mt. Rainier as communications foreman. In 1953, a job with Alaska Communications Systems in Ketchikan presented Frank with an opportunity to move back to Alaska permanently. A year later, he and...
GCI, Alaska Communications team up on wireless business

...percent of the population and create a customer base of about 257,000.General Communications Inc. and Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc. have formed The Alaska Wireless Network, combining the infrastructure assets of both companies...
ACS sells most of yellow pages business

ANCHORAGE - Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc. has raised about $118 million to pay down its debt by selling off most of its directory business. The owner will...
Alaska Digest

...KeyBank of Alaska president Mike Burns; Alaska Housing Finance Corporation chief executive Dan Fauske; and Alaska Communications Systems executive Kevin Hemenway. The other eight applicants are Thomas Hamlin of Michigan, Raymond Hodgdon and...
RCA battle heats up, spills into Senate committee

...could throw the state's regulatory agency into a winding-down period. Two Anchorage-based companies, Alaska Communications Systems Inc. and General Communications Inc., are the big players in the battle over the future of the state's...
Electric company official slams state regulatory agency

...commission as a "phone war" between the state's largest telephone company and its nearest competitor. Alaska Communications Systems has been handed some adverse rulings by the commission in the past, including a ruling that favored General...


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