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GCI fined $620K for cell tower violations

...cellular companies in the last seven years," Morris said.The four companies were Alaska Digitel, United Utilities, Alaska Wireless and ACS' wireless service.Not until the ACS acquisition took place did GCI perform a complete survey of its cell...
ACS posts loss in 2nd quarter, but grows broadband

...wireless subscriber business and its 33 percent share of Alaska Wireless Network to GCI for $300 million in cash. Alaska...T, which accounts for roughly 50 percent of the Alaska wireless market, and Verizon, which entered the market this...
Alaska cellphone industry takeover goes live

...businesses and the state government.The two companies had previously collaborated on a joint cellphone subsidiary, the Alaska Wireless Network, in order to better compete with national cellphone providers AT&T and Verizon.Under the terms of the...
Business news roundup

...percent more data today than they were this time last year, the release stated.AT&T invested $200 million in Alaska wireless and wired networks from 2011 through 2013 to keep up with demand, according to the release. In 2013, the company...
Business news roundup: Cycle Alaska named top bike shop, B's Bakery closes doors

...announced last week that it has expanded 3G wireless services to Bethel with recent cell tower upgrades completed by Alaska Wireless Network.Extended coverage to nine nearby villages is expected later this year, a news release from GCI stated. GCI...
GCI to buy ACS' wireless division for $300 million

...GCI have cooperatively operated Alaska Wireless Network, a joint subsidiary...cellphone customers.The creation of Alaska Wireless didn't change things from customers...he said.The switch to the Alaska Wireless Network also caused problems...
Rural Alaska telecom services to be expanded

...launches voice service over its own LTE network, the Alaska Wireless Network could see a drop in roaming traffic.GCI...continues to market and sell its own retail products.The Alaska Wireless Network will also operate for its first full year...
GCI, Alaska Communications team up on wireless business

...Systems Group Inc. have formed The Alaska Wireless Network, combining the infrastructure...will own two-thirds of The Alaska Wireless Network and Alaska Communications...during the first four years of Alaska Wireless Network operations. GCI will...
AT&T invests almost $45 million in Alaska network in first half of 2013

Wireless company AT&T has invested almost $45 million in its Alaska network since the beginning of 2013, a PR Newswire release stated. From 2010 to 2012, the company invested more than $650 million to improve coverage in Alaska.
My Turn: Change is a necessity for Sealaska board

...decline continued for Ocean Beauty, SEABIC, Alaska Brick Company, SEACAL, Triquest, Fairbanks Sand & Gravel, Alaska Wireless, Sealaska Permanent Fund (SPF) and the $142 million losses in 2001. The SPF started with $68 million in 1986...


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