Refine Search

GCI to buy ACS' wireless division for $300 million

...larger.On Thursday, Alaska Communications Systems (ACS) announced it will sell its cellphone operations to General Communication Inc. (GCI) in a deal worth $300 million.The deal is not expected be final until early 2015, and until then...
Rural Alaska telecom services to be expanded

ANCHORAGE - Urban and rural telecom expansions will continue in 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...
GCI announces planned leap in Internet speed

...average, the company's top official said Thursday."It doesn't even leave you time to make popcorn," General Communication Inc. President and CEO Ron Duncan said at a news conference where he announced the venture. Duncan said the investment...
City OKs state projects, new cell tower

...also approved in its consent agenda a city consistency permit to lease part of Eaglecrest Ski Area for a new General Communications Inc. cell tower.? Contact reporter Katie Moritz at 907-523-2294 or at katherine.moritz@juneauempire...
GCI, Alaska Communications team up on wireless business

...single network that will reach 95 percent of the population and create a customer base of about 257,000.General Communications Inc. and Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc. have formed The Alaska Wireless Network, combining the infrastructure...
Juneau resident indicted for possession and distribution of child pornography some of the illegal images and videos. He learned the address was located in Juneau and hosted by General Communications, Inc. (GCI) by using the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) network.The Anchorage Police Department...
Battle over channels

...they accept our petition," MacLeod said, "Then the process goes on for some time, minimally six months."General Communications Inc. announced in November 2012 its intent to purchase two NBC stations in Southeast Alaska and Anchorage CBS station...
RCA battle heats up, spills into Senate committee into a winding-down period. Two Anchorage-based companies, Alaska Communications Systems Inc. and General Communications Inc., are the big players in the battle over the future of the state's regulatory agency. They've sparred...
Lawmakers finally call halt to special session

...written to the U.S. Department of Justice requesting the agency to "expand its current investigation of General Communications Inc. to include the reasons for the tremendous political pressure being brought to bear on the Alaska state Legislature...
Electric company official slams state regulatory agency

...Systems has been handed some adverse rulings by the commission in the past, including a ruling that favored General Communications Inc. ACS holds about 70 percent of the state's local telephone business, and GCI has about a 40 percent share...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback