News Releases for the Past Six Months

Nation’s toughest people get the world’s toughest smartphone first


Caterpillar makes sure Alaskans get tough-as-nails Cat® S60 smartphone before any other domestic market Read more »

GCI roots for the home team


With the support of GCI, Nick Hanson, a World Eskimo-Indian Olympics champion from Unalakleet, will compete in the season finale of NBC’s hit show “American Ninja Warrior” on Monday. Read more »

GCI gets wild at Alaska State Fair


Alaska born-and-raised company GCI is proud to support the Alaska State Fair, including bringing Alaskans across the state coverage of the 21st annual Giant Cabbage Weigh-Off at 10 p.m. on Sept. 2, on Channel 907. Read more »

Alaska Teleco Amazed by Verizon’s Claim of Intergalactic Coverage Footprint


Verizon claimed in an Anchorage, AK press release today that its wireless network included Denali, the tallest peak in North America, and Juno, an asteroid circling the sun roughly between the orbit of Mars and Jupiter. Read more »

GCI Invests in Pacific Northwest and Beyond to Better Serve Evolving Needs of Business Customers


GCI Business, a unit of GCI, announced today that it has launched an initiative to expand the services it offers to business customers in the Pacific Northwest and Texas. Read more »

GCI broadband expansion project on track for Arctic communities


GCI marked a milestone in its high-speed broadband expansion project today with the completion of tower construction in the Alaska communities of Koyuk, Elim, St. Michael and Selawik. Read more »

GCI Reports Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results


August 2, 2016, Anchorage, Alaska – General Communication, Inc. (“GCI”) (NASDAQ: GNCMA) announces its results for the second quarter of 2016. Read more »

GCI Launches Mega Data Plan


GCI RED internet customers will now have more available data, up to one terabyte from 750 gigabytes, at no additional cost. Other GCI No Worries internet plans will receive an increase in data and speeds later this year. Read more »

GCI and Teck Red Dog Operations Announce High-Speed Internet to Noatak and Red Dog Mine


GCI, Alaska’s largest telecommunications company and Teck Red Dog Operations, one of the world’s largest zinc producers, today announced an agreement that will bring high-speed broadband internet service to Red Dog Operations and the community of Noatak. Read more »

GCI identifies and resolves 911 outages


Today GCI and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) reached a settlement for 911 outages that affected several Alaska communities in 2015 and 2016. Read more »

GCI to Connect Classrooms to Killer Whales


Distance learning event allows students to virtually travel to Washington State Park on San Juan Island Read more »

GCI honored with two national awards from Association of Cable Communicators


General Communication Inc. (GCI) won two Beacon Awards from the Association of Cable Communicators this week sharing the top categories with fellow winners MTV and Turner Classic Movies. Read more »

GCI launches LTE in Kodiak, will celebrate with customer appreciation BBQ


Anchorage, Alaska – GCI is hosting a customer appreciation BBQ in Kodiak to celebrate the launch of 4G LTE data speeds. Read more »

GCI expands high-speed network to 10 more Arctic communities in 2016


GCI today announced it will expand high-speed terrestrial broadband service to the Northwest Arctic Borough and Norton Sound, delivering services to 10 new communities this year. Read more »

GCI Partners with Aerohive to Deliver Enhanced Managed WiFi Solution


Managed Wi-Fi maximizes flexibility, scalability and security, and leverages rich data to identify network trends Read more »

GCI brings lightning-fast 1 GIG internet to Fairbanks.


Anchorage, Alaska – GCI, Alaska’s largest internet provider, expanded its 1-gigabit-per-second internet service, known as 1 GIG red, to Interior Alaska with a launch in Alaska’s Golden Heart City today. Read more »

GCI to open new store in Palmer, invites community to celebrate with free cookout and local giveaways


Anchorage, Alaska – On Friday, June 17, GCI will hold a Grand Opening celebration for their brand new retail store in downtown Palmer. Read more »

GCI’s Tina Pidgeon and Robert Ormberg honored in Cablefax’s top-100 list


General Communication Inc. (GCI), Alaska’s largest telecommunications provider, announced today that two of its longtime leaders have been named to the Cablefax 100 list of top players and influencers in the cable industry. Read more »



From May 1-19, viewers can tune in to GCI TV and cheer on Alaska’s class of 2016 as GCI broadcasts the University of Alaska Anchorage, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Anchorage School District and North Star Borough School District graduation ceremonies live. Read more »

GCI Invests in New Director of Sales and Marketing for Pacific Northwest. Erik Buhl joins to ramp up regional growth efforts.


PORTLAND, Ore. – May 11, 2016 – GCI, a leading managed technology service provider, today announced that Erik Buhl has joined the company as director of sales and marketing for the Pacific Northwest. Read more »

GCI Increases Customer Choice with New Hulu App for TiVo


ANCHORAGE, Alaska — GCI TV customers with TiVo will now have access to Hulu, giving customers the ability to instantly stream current-season TV, original series, all-time favorites, hit movies and more directly from their TiVo cable box. Read more »

GCI Reports First Quarter 2016 Financial Results


GCI announces its results for the first quarter of 2016. Read more »

Five Anchorage School District Students Rewarded for Year-Long Perfect Attendance 


East High School junior Kendra Nethery takes home a new Jeep Renegade; four students each receive 50,000 Alaska Airlines Miles Read more »

GCI to offer Apple TV


ANCHORAGE, ALASKA — GCI Alaska will offer the all-new Apple TV, which brings a revolutionary experience to the living room based on apps built for the television, beginning today, April 22nd. Read more »

In aftermath of earthquakes, GCI waives fees for all calls, texts to Japan and Ecuador


ANCHORAGE, Alaska— In the wake of two devastating earthquakes that rocked the countries of Ecuador and Japan over the weekend, General Communication Inc. (GCI) will waive all fees associated with international voice calls and texts to those countries. Read more »

Welcome home rally for UAA women’s basketball team to be broadcast exclusively on GCI


On Thursday evening, Alaskans can watch the welcome home rally for the University of Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball team on GCI Channel 1 and HD channel 999. Read more »



GCI Announces First Quarter 2016 Earnings Read more »

GCI to offer 9.7-inch iPad Pro


ANCHORAGE, ALASKA — GCI today announced it will offer the all-new 9.7-inch iPad Pro, which introduces breakthrough pro features and advanced technologies. Read more »

GCI to offer iPhone SE


ANCHORAGE, ALASKA — GCI will offer iPhone SE, the most powerful phone with a four-inch display, beginning on Tuesday, April 5.  Read more »

Two Anchorage School District students rewarded for exceptional attendance


ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – Two Anchorage School District students were selected as third quarter winners in the Drive for Perfect Attendance Recognition Program. Read more »

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