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Alaska cellphone industry takeover goes live

...ACS has repeatedly stated in financial disclosure and corporate documents that it intends to focus on offering broadband Internet service to businesses and the state government.The two companies had previously collaborated on a joint cellphone...
My Turn: At ACS, new focus brings opportunity

...decision not only will boost the company's future growth, but also provide customers with the highest quality broadband Internet services in Alaska.The company, recognizing the need to shift its focus and move forward, signed an agreement to...
Alaska broadband rates well above national average

A new global research database has ranked Alaska as one of the locations that charges the most for broadband Internet service. Net Index, a service of Ookla, found that the value index for Alaska's broadband is $16.47 per megabit...
Citizen continues fight against WiMAX towers

...integrity needs to be studied. AT&T Alascom is erecting the WiMAX towers to offer an alternative to wired broadband Internet service in the valley, company spokeswoman Robin Minard said. Minard is vice president of an Anchorage-based public...
High-speed Internet project begins in Southwest

...with Rivada Networks, a telecommunications firm based in Colorado Springs, Colo., to provide high-speed broadband Internet service to cover a 90,000-square-mile area of Western Alaska, serving an estimated 29,000 rural residents...
Struggle for survival

...with well-financed businesses in joint ventures. Kake Tribal also is trying to attract tourism, establish broadband Internet service and to work with other technology companies to obtain military contracts. Corporate officials, however, gave...
Sen. Ted Stevens promotes subsidies for rural Internet

...Conrad Burns of Montana and Gordon Smith of Oregon have introduced bills that would help bring high-speed broadband Internet service to rural areas using the fund, Stevens said. "I endorse that principle," Stevens said. "Without it...


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