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My Turn: At ACS, new focus brings opportunity will focus on expanding its already successful broadband services and will discontinue providing wireless services...By bringing focus specifically on the company's broadband services, Alaska Communications will have the resources...
Empire Editorial: Begich did more than enough to keep his seat

...In February 2014, the FCC gave Alaska companies $41 million out of $49 million available nationwide to improve broadband service in rural areas. Begich networked for our networks.When the Farm Bill was signed last January, Begich helped ensure...
House Finance completing work on state operating budget

...sent to the floor for a vote.In all, 25 amendments were considered Tuesday, including calls for an analysis of broadband services in the state and increasing the access of crime victims to the criminal justice process. On a 6-5 vote, the...
Rural Alaska telecom services to be expanded

...2014.In rural Alaska, the General Communications Inc. TERRA-Northwest project is expected to extend faster broadband service from Nome to Kotzebue.The TERRA service relies on a hybrid of fiber and microwave systems, and produced improved...
The end is near for AT&T WiMAX Internet service

...beginning of 2013, he said. AT&T is ditching the antiquated WiMAX service and is instead focusing on wireless broadband services, such as Long Term Evolution technology and Wi-Fi hot spots.Customers can mail their modems back to AT&T on...
AT&T tests 4G LTE

...LTE-enabled smartphones may have noticed a new icon for their 4G service - 4G LTE.The telecom is switching its Juneau broadband service to Long Term Evolution at some as yet unknown date. However, AT&T spokesperson Andy Colley said tests would continue...
Battle over channels

...broadband network that serves Southwest Alaska and a sister project that would extend service to Kotzebue. Sales of broadband service on the network in 2012 increased the company's managed broadband revenues by 36.9 percent to $86.6 million...
GCI joins forces with Intergrated Logic to benefit rural areas

...GCI's vice president and general manager of Managed Broadband Services. "We are an agent for the customer in most cases...resources in rural communities and the complexity of broadband services technology, rural organizations were faced with...
Northwest Digest

...its entire fleet. The Seattle-based airline plans to install Westlake Village, Calif.-based Row 44 Inc.'s broadband service on a Boeing 737 jet next spring, and if it works well may add it to all of its 114 aircraft. Row 44's system...
Canadians pitch ideas for cross-border links

...fiber-optic loop from Whitehorse to other communities in Alaska and Canada. Installing a land-based loop could improve broadband service in Whitehorse, Haines and Skagway, said Joe Bradley, an economic specialist with the Yukon territorial government...


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