News Releases for the Past Six Months

GCI and Bristol Bay Native Corporation Donate $45,000 to Support Young Conservation Leaders

July 2, 2015

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – GCI announced that it has partnered with Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) to donate $45,000 to the Student Conservation Association (SCA) of Alaska to engage young Alaskans and Alaska Natives in conservation efforts and connection with their natural resources, culture and heritage. Read more »

Fairbanks-area GCI stores collect donations for Rex Complex Wildfires 

June 25, 2015

FAIRBANKS, ALASKA – Community donations of nonperishable items are being collected at GCI stores in Fairbanks and North Pole to support crews fighting the Rex Complex Wildfires. Read more »

Kenai and Soldotna GCI Stores Collect Donations for Firefighters

June 19, 2015

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – Community donations of nonperishable items are being collected at GCI stores in Kenai and Soldotna to support crews fighting the Card Street Fire. Read more »

GCI’s Wasilla store collecting donations for Red Cross of Alaska’s Mat-Su Valley Disaster Services

June 15, 2015

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – Anyone wishing to donate nonperishable items to those affected by the Sockeye Fire in the Matanuska Susitna Borough can take items to the GCI store in Wasilla, located at 1879 E. Parks Highway, in the Target shopping center, or to one of five Anchorage-area GCI stores. Read more »

GCI Announces 2015 upgrades in rural Alaska

June 10, 2015

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – This summer, General Communication, Inc. (GCI) (NASDAQ:GNCMA) will upgrade its networks in rural Alaska. These upgrades will support increasing demand for terrestrial broadband service and substantially improve mobile wireless service in numerous rural communities. Read more »

GCI brings TiVo OnePass to Alaska

June 2, 2015

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – GCI is proud to announce that the TiVo Season Pass recording option with GCI powered by TiVo just got even smarter with the recent addition of TiVo OnePass. Read more »

GCI 2 U brings evolution of customer service to Alaska on June 1

May 27, 2015

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – GCI is delivering the evolution of customer service to Alaskans. Today, the Alaska-based company announced GCI 2 U, a delivery service that brings wireless devices to your home or office, often same-day. Read more »

GCI brings 4G LTE service to Matanuska-Susitna Valley

May 20, 2015

GCI is proud to continue expansion of the largest wireless network in Alaska and bring 4G LTE data speeds to the Matanuska-Susitna Valley, with coverage from Willow to Palmer to Knik-Goose Bay Road. GCI customers who already have LTE-capable smartphones will automatically receive benefits of the upgraded network at no additional cost. Read more »

GCI Holds Annual Shareholders Meeting in Kotzebue

May 19, 2015

General Communication, Inc. (“GCI”) (NASDAQ: GNCMA) will hold its annual shareholders meeting at 5:30 p.m. Alaska Daylight Time on Monday, June 29, 2015, at the Nullaġvik Hotel in Kotzebue, Alaska. Read more »

GCI awards $300,000 in Scholarships to Yukon Kuskokwim Delta students

May 7, 2015

Benefits 150 students, 36 Alaska communities - Alaska’s largest telecom company, GCI, awarded $300,000 in scholarships to Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta students this year, making $2.1 million available to students in the region over the past seven years through its subsidiary, United Utilities Inc. Read more »

Attendance Recognition Program Awards for Middle School Students

May 6, 2015

The Anchorage School District Attendance Recognition Program finished out the 2014-15 school year with 603 middle school students posting flawless attendance records. Read more »

Perfect Attendance Rewarded For 5 Anchorage High School Students

May 6, 2015

East 11th grader Abigail Gamboa takes home a new Jeep Compass, 4 students receive 50,000 Alaska Airlines Miles each. Five high school students attended the Drive for Perfect Attendance program year-end finale event. Read more »

GCI Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results

May 5, 2015

Anchorage, Alaska – General Communication, Inc. (“GCI”) (NASDAQ: GNCMA) today reported financial and operational performance for the first quarter of 2015. Read more »

GCI Waives Fees for all Calls, Texts to Nepal

April 29, 2015

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Beginning immediately, GCI will waive all fees associated with all international voice calls and texts to Nepal. The Alaska-based company hopes that this will make it easier and more affordable for Alaskans, whether they are currently in Alaska or roaming in the Lower 48 or Hawaii, to reach loved ones who have been affected by the devastating 7.8-magnitue earthquake that struck the country on April 25. Read more »

GCI Announces First Quarter 2015 Earnings

April 20, 2015

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – GCI will issue its first quarter 2015 earnings release after the market closes on Tues., May 5, 2015. Read more

GCI And Ericsson To Bring High-Speed Access To Alaska’s North Slope

April 20, 2015

Anchorage, Alaska – General Communication, Inc. (“GCI”)(NASDAQ: GNCMA) announced today that it is partnering with wireless technology and services company, Ericsson, to bring advanced, high-speed fixed and mobile connections to Alaska’s oil producing North Slope. GCI has long been a leader in supporting the telecommunication needs of the companies and employees in the region. GCI has 20 active towers today and the only terrestrial fiber optic connection to Prudhoe Bay.  Read more »

GCI Announces Lineup Of New Premium Smartphones Coming To Alaska

April 9, 2015

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – The latest and most anticipated premium Android smartphones will arrive to GCI stores this month. The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge will be a welcome addition to the device lineup. The Samsung Galaxy series of smartphones is the preferred Android smartphone for many GCI customers, many of whom have been waiting  Read more »

GCI Day On The Mountain Returns To Eaglecrest Ski Area

March 25, 2015

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – Pull out the Xtratufs, GCI is returning to Eaglecrest Ski Area this Saturday with its second annual GCI Day on the Mountain. This free, family-friendly event kicks off at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 28, with a number of new activities for the snowless winter, including an Xtratuf sprint race. GCI Day  Read more »

Attendance Recognition Program Rewards Student Achievements

March 24, 2015

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – In the third quarter, 6,314 middle and high school students had exceptional attendance records. The Drive for Perfect Attendance Program is made possible by local businesses GCI, Lithia Chrysler Jeep Dodge of South Anchorage and For Fun Alaska. Each quarter one high school and one middle school student are chosen to receive  Read more »

GCI sponsors 69th Gold Medal Basketball Tournament

March 11, 2015

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – The 69th Annual Gold Medal community basketball tournament will kick off this weekend in Juneau.  GCI is proud to be a leading sponsor of this year’s tournament, which brings teams from 10 Southeast communities together and has been organized by the Juneau Lions Club since 1947. Throughout the tournament, players and fans  Read more »

GCI Sponsors 2015 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race

March 6, 2015

For the 22nd year, GCI is proud to sponsor the 2015 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, “The Last Great Race on Earth.” As the official communications provider for the Iditarod, GCI will provide an enhanced network, including broadband and wireless services, for improved communications along the trail.  Read more »

GCI continues title sponsorship of Open North American Championship Sled Dog Race

March 4, 2015

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – The 70th anniversary of the GCI Open North American Championship Sled Dog Race will be held March 20-22, 2015, in Fairbanks. Now in its 12th year as a sponsor, GCI supports the race with telecommunication and logistical support, employee volunteers, a monetary donation to the race purse and a new complimentary shuttle  Read more »

GCI Reports Fourth Quarter 2014 Financial Results

March 4, 2015

Consolidated Revenue Of $229 Million And $910 Millon For The Year Adjusted EBITDA OF $71 Million And $323 Million For The Year March 4, 2015, Anchorage, Alaska – General Communication, Inc. (“GCI”) (NASDAQ: GNCMA) today reported record performance for 2014, with consolidated revenues for 2014 of $910 million, adjusted EBITDA of $323 million, and net income  Read more »


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Alaska Communications Closes Transaction of Selling Wireless Business to GCI for $300 Million

February 2, 2015

Alaska Communications (NASDAQ: ALSK) and General Communication, Inc. (“GCI”) (NASDAQ:GNCMA) today announced the companies have completed the previously announced transaction for Alaska Communications to sell its wireless subscriber base and its one-third interest in the Alaska Wireless Network, LLC (“AWN”) to GCI for $300 million.   Read more »

GCI Launches “No Worries” Broadband Internet Plans, Eliminates Surprise Charges

January 20, 2015

Alaska’s leading telecommunications and entertainment company listens to consumers, provides options to manage monthly broadband bills without contracts ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – GCI announced today that it is revamping its broadband service with the introduction of new, revolutionary “No Worries” plans, which will provide customers with the capability to control monthly bills and eliminate surprise overage  Read more »

Incentive Program Rewards Anchorage Students For Perfect Attendance

January 15, 2015

GCI awards high school student 25,000 Alaska Airlines Miles, middle school student new Apple iPad for perfect second quarter attendance.  Read more »

GCI connects rural communities to Alaska’s largest wireless network, amplifies entertainment experience in 2014

January 7, 2015

In 2014, Alaska’s largest telecommunications company brought increased connectivity and new entertainment options to more than a dozen rural communities in Alaska with the expansion of its wireless network footprint and popular TiVo service.   Read more »

GCI Brings New Technology To Nome

January 6, 2015

GCI recently launched 3G mobile data speeds and GCI TV powered by TiVo in Nome, bringing the community an amplified entertainment and mobile experience.   Read more »

GCI Reaches Multi-year Deal with Discovery Networks

December 30, 2014

Alaska’s largest TV and broadband service provider, General Communication, Inc., reached a long-term agreement with Discovery networks, a lineup that includes TLC and Animal Planet channels.  Read more »

GCI announces grand opening of store inside new Alaska Airlines Center at University of Alaska Anchorage

December 12, 2014

GCI is pleased to announce a grand opening event of its newest store location inside the Alaska Airlines Center at the University of Alaska Anchorage.  Read more »

GCI To Purchase Wireless Subscriber Base From Alaska Communications

December 4, 2014

Alaska Communications System Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALSK) and General Communication, Inc. (GCI, NASDAQ:GNCMA) have signed definitive agreements for Alaska Communications to sell its wireless subscriber base and its 33 percent interest in its partnership in the Alaska Wireless Network, LLC (AWN) to GCI for $300 million.  Read more »

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