March 11, 2014
Shahid Butt, GCI - firstname.lastname@example.org, 907-868-0692
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Anchorage, Alaska – GCI congratulates the Bethel Regional High School boys basketball team, the Barrow High School girls basketball team and the Kotzebue Middle-High School cheerleading team for big wins during the 3A Western Conference Basketball Championship and cheerleading competition.
The events, held March 6 – 8 in Anchorage, were aired live on GCI TV Channel 1 and streamed on www.gci.com as part of the company’s ongoing commitment to provide Alaskans with unique and local viewer content. By providing multiple viewing options, athletes’ family and friends, as well as other fans of these talented Alaska high school teams, had the ability watch live on television or online. Many fans have taken to social media to express their excitement in being able to enjoy their local teams’ battle for the championship.
One Facebook user posted, “Just wanted to say thank you for broadcasting the 3A Regional Basketball Tournament in Anchorage this past weekend. It was great to be able to watch it on TV since we weren't able to attend. Again, thank you for your support of our region.”
For additional information regarding special television airings and online streaming, please visit www.gci.com. To join the conversation with GCI on social media, visit Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.
GCI is the top provider of voice, data and video services in Alaska, through which consumers can experience entertainment everywhere. GCI is also the leading provider of communications services to enterprise customers, particularly large enterprise customers with complex data networking needs. The Alaska-based company is dedicated to providing the best in communication services, 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 wireless capabilities. The Alaska-based company continuously supports community efforts, contributing to nonprofit organizations across the state. More information about GCI can be found at www.gci.com/about.