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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...
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...
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...
Broadcasters challenge three GCI acquisitions

...their concerns to the Federal Communications Commission in a bid to deny or put conditions on cable company General Communication Inc.'s (GCI's) purchase of three Alaska TV stations, including KATH in Juneau.Denali Media Holdings...
GCI shows interest in ski area cell coverage

Expanded cell phone coverage may soon be available to users of Eaglecrest Ski Area. General Communications Inc. (GCI) has expressed interest in installing a cellular antenna on the roof of the Eaglecrest base lodge.During the regular...
Egan asks FCC for more info

...MacLeod said. If the commission approves the petition the process could go on for more than half a year.General Communications Inc. announced in November 2012 its intent to purchase two low-power NBC stations in Southeast Alaska, Juneau's...
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AK Broadcasters to FCC: more talk

...information was needed before the FCC approved General Communications Inc.'s permit to take over ownership of Anchorage...KATH and its sister NBC station in Sitka KSCT.General Communications Inc. announced in November 2012 its intent to purchase...


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