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GCI to buy ACS' wireless division for $300 million

...creation of the Alaska Wireless Network.The question of timing is more than an academic one. When the Federal Communications Commission approved the creation of the Alaska Wireless Network, the FCC's report concluded, "the assignment of...
Empire Editorial: Begich did more than enough to keep his seat

...Service facilities statewide that have signed on. In recent years, he toured Dillingham and Cordova with Federal Communications Commission officials. In February 2014, the FCC gave Alaska companies $41 million out of $49 million available...
FCC chairman discusses unique state needs at roundtable

Federal Communications Commission Chair Tom Wheeler discussed telecommunications issues with Alaskans during a recent visit.Wheeler participated in a roundtable...
FCC approves GCI acquisition of Southeast stations

The Federal Communications Commission issued orders May 15 approving GCI subsidiary Denali Media Juneau's request to acquire three Southeast Alaska television stations...
Empire Editorial: Internet providers need utility-like treatment

...broadband Internet.Reliable, secure and neutral Internet access is too important to be left to chance. The Federal Communications Commission or Congress must act to protect consumers in Alaska and the rest of the country.If they can't act...
Business news roundup: Cycle Alaska named top bike shop, B's Bakery closes doors

...year, a news release from GCI stated. GCI secured $2.2 million in funding for the project from the Federal Communications Commission.These villages include: Tuluksak, Akiak, Akiachak, Kewthluk, Atmautluak, Kasigluk, Nunapitchuk...
Democrat files complaint against radio host

...ANCHORAGE - A retired teacher and registered Democrat filed a complaint against an Anchorage radio host with the Federal Communications Commission, alleging favoritism toward Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Dan Sullivan.Rod McCoy alleges KFQD talk...
FCC rule change reveals political ad sales

...political ads flashing on their TV screens won't be finding a reprieve any time soon.A little-publicized Federal Communications Commission rule that requires TV broadcasters to publish their political advertising numbers online went into effect...
Empire Editorial: Keep the Internet neutral and equal for all drive through its capital city.This week, the technically minded among us have been watching as the Federal Communications Commission collects public comments on a plan to change the rules governing the Internet.In January, a federal appeals...
Lights out on future cell towers?

...removing lights from atop the towers unless they are required by the Federal Aviation Administration or the Federal Communications Commission.There are currently about five lighted cell towers in Juneau, city planner Eric Feldt said. It was unknown...


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