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GCI to host Tech Quest scavenger hunt, including the state's largest wireless network, high-speed broadband, digital cable television and local telephone services. The company offers more than 1,200 TurboZone locations statewide to provide customers with more high-speed...
Taylor backs off on new commission

...current RCA commissioners wouldn't oversee rates and interconnections between ACS and GCI, fierce competitors in local telephone service. But the Knowles administration, House Republican leaders and GCI immediately objected to the idea. When Taylor...
Restructuring GCI lays off three Juneau workers including cable TV and Internet access. In Anchorage, Fairbanks and Juneau, the company has secured for local telephone service a 20 percent market share, according to its Web site. Competitor ACS underwent a restructuring in 2004 with...
Skagway long-distance, cell phone service down

...down on Tuesday and could remain out for several more days, according to phone service provider AT&T Alascom. Local telephone service within Skagway, provided by Alaska Power & Telephone, has not been interrupted, according to Stan Selmer...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...and Fairbanks markets for local telephone service, asserted Tuesday that a...and Fairbanks markets for local telephone service, asserted Tuesday that a...and Fairbanks markets for local telephone service, asserted Tuesday that a...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...remaining legal issues could take six months to a year to sort out. In the meantime, GCI intends to be offering local telephone service in Juneau and Fairbanks, she said, first by buying and reselling ACS services and later by leasing "unbundled...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...she said, other companies could be offering local telephone service competition next year. The ACS proposal asks...such as offering a package of long distance and local telephone services. Rates would continue to be capped, under the...
Phone/cable competition plan gains momentum

...Bartlett Regional Hospital network manager said the local telephone service provider doesn't have enough staff or resources...of PTI, disagreed. His company welcomes other local telephone service providers, he said today, it just doesn't...
Cyber-city status loosens geography's grip

...capacity in the last year, the innovations haven't stopped. Alaska Communications Systems, parent company of local telephone service provider PTI Communications, will roll out a digital subscriber line modem within 45 days, according to Jeff...
Telephone competition is approved

...said GCI's Morris. Just the possibility of competition tends to push down prices and increase service levels. Local telephone service in Juneau costs some 19 percent more than in Anchorage, Morris said. The cost of telephonic options, such as...


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