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My Turn: A model for Alaska's road to economic growth: Boutique steps

...benefits (such as: driving down rates to less than five percent of monthly income, improve rural connectivity to fiber-optic transport networks to at least 90 percent, data centers, telecommunications, commerce) of high broadband penetration...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-31/my-turn-model-alaskas-road-economic-g
Opinion
Study calls Skagway-Yukon electrical link financially feasible

...economic development corridor" that also includes a fiber-optic telecommunications cable and the West Creek hydroelectric...In addition, AP&T is considering construction of a fiber-optic telecommunications cable from Skagway to Whitehorse...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-30/study-calls-skagway-yukon-electrical-li
State | Local
Digital Yakutat

...cities, Yakutat is not connected to the internet via fiber optic cable. In fact, said Yakutat Tlingit Tribe President...Harding that because of where Yakutat is located, a fiber optic cable is not an option, he said. Instead, she suggested...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-27/digital-yakutat
Art
How a planned fiber-optic link from Juneau to Whitehorse will benefit you

...unveiled plans to lay an 86-mile fiber optic telecommunications cable from Lena...link Juneau with Whitehorse via fiber optics, improving the reliability of...severed Alaska Communications' sole fiber-optic cable between Juneau and Seattle...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-20/how-planned-fiber-optic-link-juneau-whi
Local
Alaska is first phase of fiber optic project

...communications by laying a $700 million fiber-optic cable linking Europe and Asia...to install about 500 miles of fiber-optic cable from Fairbanks north to...provide sporadic coverage."A fiber-optic connection will never have issues...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-12/alaska-first-phase-fiber-optic-project
State
Alaska is first phase of Arctic Ocean fiber optic project

...communications by laying a $700 million fiber-optic cable linking Europe and Asia...to install about 500 miles of fiber-optic cable from Fairbanks north to...provide sporadic coverage."A fiber-optic connection will never have issues...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-11/alaska-first-phase-arctic-ocean-fiber-o
State
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
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

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