About GCI

Headquartered in Alaska with additional locations throughout the U.S., GCI has worked for more than 35 years to deliver communication and technology services to some of the most remote communities and in some of the most challenging conditions in North America. GCI is a pioneer in its field, bringing telemedicine and online education capabilities to communities across the state and continuing efforts to connect the Arctic globally as well as providing strong services to consumer and business markets. GCI’s introduction of 1 GIG internet speeds in the state as well as its innovative partnership with Apple are among the countless ways the company has transformed communication and quality of life for Alaskans.

GCI Initiatives

GCI is known for its pioneering efforts in cable telephone and commercial services, being the first to offer product bundles in the state of Alaska and outstanding customer services. In order to maintain the pulse on future development, GCI works in partnership with Alaska’s leading technology providers.


GCI’s Terrestrial for Every Rural Region in Alaska  (TERRA) network connects rural Alaska villages to terrestrial broadband and increased Internet capabilities. The expansion projects continue to grow under GCI’s dedication to connecting the entire state with fast, reliable service.

Alaska United

GCI’s Alaska United is a fiber optic cable that connects communication networks from Alaska’s major population centers with the lower 48 states. This cable brings significant capacity to Alaska’s growing Internet, video, voice and data markets.

Alaska Academic Decathlon

The GCI Alaska Academic Decathlon is a statewide all-academic competition for high school student. The program helps develop knowledge-based skills, which enable the student to become part of the business community.


GCI offers high-speed Internet for residential and business consumers with 1GIG, a service 100 times faster than a typical Internet connection. Since GCI Iaunched 1GIG in 2015, 1-gigabit Internet upgrades are offered in Alaska’s largest urban areas of Anchorage, Juneau, Mat-Su and Fairbanks.


With the United States in the middle of its two-year chairmanship of the Arctic Council, there is increased global interest in the opportunities available in the Arctic. GCI is at the forefront of telecommunications infrastructure, which must be considered a pillar of Arctic strategy. GCI envisions a future where broadband is available to all communities in the Arctic and continues to work to preserve the unique cultures of the region, as well as support economic development projects such as tower construction, fiber trenching, undersea cabling, satellite projects & more.