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Alaska's Internet speeds among nation's slowest

...is slower than cables and fiber.Alaska's largest Internet providers, GCI and Alaska Communications, had to run fiber optic cable underwater more than 1,000 miles from Anchorage to the Lower 48.David Morris, a GCI vice president, said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-04/alaskas-internet-speeds-among-nations-s
State
Southeast Unplugged

...handful of hair-thin strands of fiber optic cable that run from Juneau to an...came with a new technology called fiber-optics. Instead of a copper wire transmitting...that transmitted light. The first fiber-optic cables could carry thousands of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-17/southeast-unplugged
State | Local
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...restoring internet to Juneau in 24 hours. ACS officials said the disruption in service occurred when an underwater fiber-optic cable was severed during the earthquakes. The company made it their priority to reconnect the city and all of Southeast...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-28/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down
Local
ACS restores service to Southeast customers

...Heather Cavanaugh said Saturday morning. ACS officials said the disruption in service was caused by a severed underwater fiber-optic cable during the earthquake. The earthquake hit around 2:45 a.m. Friday about 50 miles west of Gustavus, and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-25/acs-restores-service-southeast-customer
Local
Death Notice: Robert Morgan Cook

...worked for SEACON Construction. Previous employment includes firefighting, law enforcement (Ret.) and working as a fiber optic lineman in Washington and Oregon. He was a union member belonging to Alaska Laborers Local 942.He is survived by...

http://juneauempire.com/death-notices/2014-02-19-0
Death Notices
New Year's revelers destroy Alaska Internet link

...410-gauge shotguns shot out one of the town's main fiber-optic cable lines used for both Internet and TV. A handful...Repair costs are estimated to be $10,000 because the fiber-optic line will have to be spliced together. That work will...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-13/new-years-revelers-destroy-alaska-inter
State
Rural Alaska telecom services to be expanded

...plans in early 2014.Quintillion, the Alaska-arm of the international Arctic Fibre project, wants to lay submarine fiber optic cable from Asia to Europe, routed along Alaska's northern coastline with spurs to Nome, Kotzebue, Barrow, Wainwright...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-06/rural-alaska-telecom-services-be-expand
State
ROBERT M. COOK

...Mill Bay Casino and also for Chelan Police Dept. He retired from law enforcement and worked for Powercom, installing fiber optics across Washington. He worked in the apple orchard with his friend Al, running the tractor moving the apple bins during...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000170229633
US home building is surging, but job growth isn't

...Homes in Columbus, Ga., lost an employee who took a job this year in Texas. The former employee is now installing fiber-optic cable and earning 30 percent more than he did as a construction supervisor."I think he's frustrated with the cycle...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-05-10/us-home-building-surging-job-growth-i
Not For Web
Verizon turns on Alaska 4G LTE network

...actually the first time Verizon has built a new 4G LTE network entirely from scratch, Voiles said. LTE networks use fiber optic cables to deliver data speeds far faster than 3G or 4G networks.Usually, Verizon is tasked with upgrading its networks...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-16/verizon-turns-alaska-4g-lte-network
State

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