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GCI fined $620K for cell tower violations years," Morris said.The four companies were Alaska Digitel, United Utilities, Alaska Wireless and ACS' wireless service.Not until the ACS acquisition took place did GCI perform a complete survey of its cell towers and discover the...
My Turn: At ACS, new focus brings opportunity

...Dec. 4 that it will focus on expanding its already successful broadband services and will discontinue providing wireless services.As an Alaskan, a customer and a member of the Alaska Communications board of directors, I believe this decision...
Hello, Juneau? Can you hear me now?

...She said AT&T wants to be a good neighbor in working with Juneau while also meeting the "exploding" demand for wireless service. Her main point was to urge the city to take their time with adopting a new ordinance and plan so that the company...
Business news roundup: Cycle Alaska named top bike shop, B's Bakery closes doors

...31. GCI increases data speeds in BethelGeneral Communications, Inc. announced last week that it has expanded 3G wireless services to Bethel with recent cell tower upgrades completed by Alaska Wireless Network.Extended coverage to nine nearby villages...
FCC chairman discusses unique state needs at roundtable

...areas of the country are underserved according to various carriers, and also what future needs look like - including wireless service."We should not be running a program that uses public money to compete with private entities," Wheeler said...
GCI, Alaska Communications team up on wireless business

...The Alaska Wireless Network will provide the fastest, most geographically extensive, and most reasonably priced wireless services for Alaska subscribers, allowing us each to compete more effectively in the retail market."The retail customer...
Government vs. NextWave concerned because any available spectrum could bring them lower prices for existing services and new kinds of wireless services." For telecommunications companies and investors, huge amounts of money are on the line. NextWave had agreed...
Hooked up, but not tied down

...up its first customer in Juneau on Oct. 15. The wireless service, which will be offered at speeds as low as 64...installation are $149. Monthly charges for the wireless service depend on the connection speed. The lowest possible...
Native corps. to get refund from wireless investment

...Commission. Pledging $2.9 billion, most of it put up by AT&T, they were the top bidder and won 44 licenses to sell wireless services in cities including New York, Los Angeles, Portland, Denver, Minneapolis and Tampa. The wireless industry was...
Alaska Digest Cellular One on Friday, the companies announced. The deal allows AT&T to take over the smaller company's wireless service in early December and makes way for AT&T products and service like the iPhone in the nearly two dozen Cellular...


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