My Turn: Sailing Arctic Seas in the Oval Office

...dangerous and severe. Storms routinely reach hurricane force, waters are ice-filled and poorly mapped, communication systems can easily fail and spill response or search and rescue can be thousands of miles and weeks away.Internationally...
ACS posts loss in 2nd quarter, but grows broadband

ANCHORAGE - Like its fellow Anchorage-based telecom, Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc. posted a net income loss for the second quarter of 2015 related to costs from the sale of its wireless business.Alaska...
Beverly Elysee Jones

...Juneau. At 18 years old she took a job in Juneau as a recorder and operator for the US Army Signal Corps' Alaska Communications System (ACS). After the War Beverly headed south to live with her mother and while on a family visit to Los Angeles...
Educator Spotlight: Jenna Wiersma

...I work as an ABA tutor for individuals on the autism spectrum outside of school. I received Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) Level 1 and 2 certification and I attend national autism conferences.What are some engaging units...
The Forgotten Battle for Alaska: Part 2

...busy during these years conducting geographic and scientific expeditions and, in the early 1900s, setting up communications systems plus road and trail networks.In 1904, the Navy designated Kiska Island in the Aleutians a naval reservation...
Tsunami comms test tomorrow morning

...Association will be testing the tsunami warning communications system across the state at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday...and Marine Radio.Officials say the test in the communication system is part of Tsunami Preparedness Week, which takes...
My Turn: Negotiating the rapids of Arctic, Alaska oil and natural gas reserves

...event of a major oil spill will have to be considered. Second, because of inadequate geological maps, patchy communication systems, and polar icecap melting, iceberg movements become uncertain and unpredictable. Third, the lack of transportation...
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...
Thank you from Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 70

...Corporation, Goldbelt Inc.Corporation, Tlingit and Haida Vocational Training and Resource Center, Alaska Communication Systems, Coeur Alaska-Kensington Mine, Hecla Greens Creek Mining Company, IBEW Local 1547, Laborers Union Local...
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 continues...


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