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Southeast Unplugged

...the cable itself.For a moment, they were stymied - Alaska Communications has multiple ways to carry phone and Internet service to Anchorage and Fairbanks, but only one Alaska Communications cable leads to Juneau.When that link is broken...
State | Local
FCC chairman discusses unique state needs at roundtable

...e-rate program is part of the Universal Service Fund, and provides discounted access to telecommunications and internet services for schools and libraries throughout the country, including Alaska.Currently, it's largely paper-based and...
Man pleads guilty to embezzling labor union funds

...from union members and were supposed to be used to cover union expenses, such as office space rent, telephone and internet service. As the financial secretary, Smith was responsible for making deposits into the union bank account, paying bills...
Police calls for Monday, Aug. 11, 2014

...reported the theft of her personal Wi-Fi router in the 2400 block of Industrial Boulevard. It had been used for internet services exceeding $2,000.? Some time between July 26 and Aug. 3, persons unknown stole a six-gallon fuel tank...
ACS restores service to Southeast customers

Cell phone and internet service was restored to Alaska Communications customers in Southeast Alaska early Saturday. Service was interrupted for about 24 hours...
U.S. Forest Service seeking candidates for new positions

...overall technical design and structure of internet services. Specific skills and abilities required for...problems with the design and delivery of Internet services and evaluate new Internet services and technologies.? Develop guidelines...
Tentative education deal overshadowed by Knik Arm Bridge

...the high school exit exam and replace it with a college or career-readiness test.It includes funding to improve Internet service for schools with lower download speeds and support for charter, residential and correspondence schools. It also...
State | AK legislature
Rural Alaska telecom services to be expanded

...planned to ask for certain easements in the Canadian arctic from landholders.GCI also announced plans to enhance internet service in Anchorage to a top speed of 1 gigabit, with work set to begin in 2014. The company will extend the length of...
School budgets getting slashed statewide

...students that receive special funding, a need to continue to invest in curriculum and increasing costs for things like internet service charges, utilities and replacing obsolete technology.While negotiations between the district and teachers are...
State | Local
GCI announces planned leap in Internet speed well over $100 million.The upcoming boost dubbed "fiber re:D" will introduce Alaska's first gigabit Internet service, according to GCI. Speeds will be increased incrementally, with the full speed slated for completion by 2015...


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