fiber re:D FAQ

What does it mean to get fibered?
When you get fibered, it simply means you have expressed interest in fiber  re:D, GCI’s 1 gig broadband service that will be available in Anchorage by 2015 and in Juneau and Fairbanks by the end of 2016. View the AnchorageFairbanks or Juneau map of the neighborhoods. 
How do I get fibered?
Simple. All you have to do is:

  1. Get the GCI broadband service that best fits your lifestyle.  Call 800-800-4800 or come into any GCI store in Anchorage, Fairbanks or Juneau to sign up.
    If you already have GCI broadband, go to step 2.
  2. Complete the form.  This will let us know that you are interested in our 1 gig service.
  3. Spread the word to your neighbors. GCI will use the expressions of interest to help prioritize the neighborhoods that will get the new 1 gig service. Watch for periodic messages letting you know how your neighborhood ranks in the race to get fibered. View the AnchorageFairbanks or Juneau map.
What is the race to get fibered?
GCI will use the expressions of interest to help prioritize the neighborhoods that will get the new 1 gig service. View the AnchorageFairbanks or Juneau map. See how to get fibered above.
What can I do to help my neighborhood in the race to get fibered?
Recruit your neighbors. Tell them to get fibered. GCI will use the expressions of interest to help prioritize the neighborhoods that will get the new 1 gig service. View the AnchorageFairbanks or Juneau map.
What service must I have in order to get fibered?
Any GCI residential or business broadband service.
How is a “neighborhood” being defined?
We will use a combination of zip codes and community council districts. This map is the general outline of how we will evaluate customer interest by neighborhood. We will continuously refine the neighborhoods to better capture customer interest and demand. View the AnchorageFairbanks or Juneau map.
Will the 1 gig service be available in other cities in Alaska?
We’ve announced that fiber  re:D will be available in Anchorage, Fairbanks and Juneau.  Stay tuned for more announcements.
Can businesses get fibered?
Yes. Just subscribe to one of GCI’s high-speed business broadband services.  Call us at 800-800-7754 and sign up today!
Complete the form and we’ll contact you.