Launch LTE Roaming

September 18, 2014

Anchorage, Alaska – General Communication, Inc.’s (GCI, NASDAQ: GNCMA) LTE wireless network just got bigger thanks to a launch with a national wireless operator, providing for the nation’s first LTE roaming partnership.

While roaming agreements across the country are nothing new, this is the first of roaming on LTE, a network’s top speeds. The new deal allows GCI wireless subscribers access to LTE from Fairbanks, Alaska to Miami, Florida.

“GCI is committed to meeting the growing technology needs of Alaskans, and now our capabilities of providing top data speeds on a LTE network is extended across the country,” said Paul Landes, GCI senior vice president and general manager of consumer services. “Alaskans want access to the LTE network whether they’re at the Alaska State Fair or at CenturyLink Field in Seattle cheering the Seahawks, today, we can provide that.”

GCI is the largest Alaska-based and operated integrated telecommunications provider offering voice, data and video services statewide. Learn more about GCI at www.gci.com/about.

Contact: 
David Morris, GCI 907-868-5396, dmorris@gci.com