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My Turn: The case for big projects

...generated and supported economic activity - from oil development and fishing to mining and tourism - and encouraged telecommunication companies to get us all connected. Imagine if the Alaska Highway had never been built. First used as a military...
Children's museum dream for Fairbanks director

...About a year ago, Riley began eyeing the Cushman Street location, which was home to a Woolworth's store and a telecommunications center.Riley has worked on the project with scarcely a day off for the past four years, but both she and Lambert...
Hello, Juneau? Can you hear me now?

A wireless telecommunication ordinance in the works - which will dictate the height, look...the university.The commission began working on a Wireless Telecommunications Master Plan and corresponding ordinance about three years...
Global warming opens up Arctic for undersea cable

...melted so much Arctic ice that a telecommunication group is moving forward with a project...a Washington, D.C.-based telecommunications market research company. "That's...the project will need to persuade telecommunications companies to buy a piece of the...
GCI to buy ACS' wireless division for $300 million

One of Alaska's biggest telecommunications companies is getting smaller. Another is getting a bit...subsidiary that was envisioned as a way for the two Alaska telecommunications companies to compete against national cellphone providers...
Former Don Young challenger is new admin commissioner

...Administration has been replaced, Walker announced Tuesday.Telecommunications industry veteran Sheldon Fisher was named as the new administration...Management in Anchorage, and spent 15 years before that in telecommunications, six at Alaska Communications as its vice president of...
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My Turn: At ACS, new focus brings opportunity

...Alaskans serving Alaskans.Being Alaskan means being able to adapt. In the fast-paced and ever-changing telecommunications industry, to adapt is the only way to not fall behind.By leaving the wireless business, we emerge as a stronger...
Hawaii's US Sen. Schatz named to Senate appropriations committee

...away from the continental U.S., and as a result we have unique needs in terms of infrastructure, in terms of telecommunications, and in terms of ocean resources and shipping."Until recently, Alaska was in the unique position of having...
Today in History for Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

...million to resolve federal securities fraud and accounting investigations of its America Online unit. American telecommunications giants Sprint Corp. and Nextel Communications Inc. announced they would merge in a $35 billion deal. Pauline...
FCC chairman discusses unique state needs at roundtable

...Commission Chair Tom Wheeler discussed telecommunications issues with Alaskans during a recent...providing public money for building out telecommunications infrastructure, and where it Arctic development, including telecommunications."You guys have been key to everything...


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