News Releases

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GCI, Director of Corporate Communications
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GCI launches 4G LTE service and increases safety in Kincaid Park


New “stealth” tower increases coverage without disrupting the landscape Read more »

GCI donation helps preserve Alaska lands and encourage youth leaders


Helping to instill respect for the Alaska wilderness in the next generation of leaders, GCI made a $12,500 donation to the National Student Conservation Association this summer. Read more »

GCI donation supports life-saving services in Utqiaġvik


GCI presented the Barrow Search and Rescue team with a $5,000 donation this month to help support the life-saving services the organization provides to the residents of the North Slope and nearby villages Read more »

GCI introduces Galaxy S8, latest in Samsung mobile technology


GCI launched the brand new Galaxy S8 and S8+. Read more »

Alaskans vote GCI "Best Place to Work" in statewide survey


GCI wins top spot in Large Business category Read more »

GCI reports first quarter 2017 Financial Results


General Communication, Inc. (“GCI”) (NASDAQ: GNCMA) announces its results for the first quarter of 2017. Read more »

Bethel small businesses receive more than $30,000 in Alaska version of “Shark Tank”


GCI, in partnership with Bethel Community Services Foundation, announced today that 12 businesses were awarded more than $30,000 following an Alaska event modeled after the ABC television show “Shark Tank.” Read more »

High-tech mobile classroom to connect thousands of students to killer whales


Free distance learning events will virtually transport students to Washington state parks Read more »

GCI’s Tina Pidgeon and Robert Ormberg named to Cablefax Top-100 list


For the third year in a row, GCI’s Tina Pidgeon and Bob Ormberg have been named to the Cablefax 100 list of top influencers in the nationwide cable industry. Read more »

GCI launches 1 GIG red internet service in Sitka


Sitka customers will enjoy speeds 20 times faster than national average Read more »

Weather camera program protects pilots, saves lives in Alaska


GCI and the Federal Aviation Administration are promoting the success of their remote weather camera partnership, a program that has reduced weather-related aviation incidents in Alaska by 85 percent. Read more »

GCI donates to Bethel Search and Rescue, helps support emergency services


GCI presented the Bethel Search and Rescue with a $5,000 donation yesterday, which will help support the organization’s life-saving search and rescue missions in Bethel and surrounding villages. Read more »

GCI donates to Kotzebue Volunteer Fire Department for lifesaving device


GCI presented the Kotzebue Volunteer Fire Department with a $5,000 donation yesterday for the purchase of lifesaving equipment Read more »

News Update from GCI


General Communication, Inc. (“GCI”) and Liberty Interactive Corporation (“Liberty Interactive”) announced the signing of an agreement that will combine GCI’s business with certain assets and liabilities of the Liberty Ventures Group (“Liberty Ventures”) into a company to be called GCI Liberty. Read more »

Dr. Pam Lloyd wins national EdTech leadership award for advocacy


EdTech Digest recognizes GCI VP for advocating for equitable broadband. Read more »

Alaska Zoo polar bears make 2017 debut on new GCI webcam


To bring the polar bears back online for their fans across the globe, Alaska-based telecommunications company GCI donated a new AXC Network camera to the zoo. Read more »

GCI continues title sponsorship of 2017 Open North American Championship Sled Dog Race


GCI supports racing tradition with continued sponsorship Read more »

GCI’s Channel 907 to broadcast Alaska high school “March Madness”


GCI’s Channel 907 will be the place to catch Alaska high school basketball action throughout the month of March, bringing local sports coverage to Alaskans across the state. Channel 907 will be airing the 3A Western Regional Tournament and the ASAA Championships for 1A, 2A, 3A and 4A high school basketball. Read more »

GCI’s Kate Slyker honored as a 2017 ATHENA Society inductee


Slyker to be recognized at annual ATHENA luncheon this month. Read more »

GCI to award $300,000 in scholarships to Alaska students


Scholarships will be awarded in over 60 communities for the 2017-2018 school year. Read more »

GCI’s Channel 907 to air live coverage of Iditarod start and finish


Programming includes exclusive action from official race broadcaster. Read more »

GCI Reports Fourth Quarter 2016 Financial Results


GCI announces its results for the fourth quarter and year end 2016. Read more »

Alaska students team with NASA on groundbreaking research


GCI’s TERRA network allows high school students to help solve global problems. Read more »

GCI launches Better Than Unlimited offer


New offer combines Simply Unbeatable Mobile with red internet Read more »

GCI launches 1 GIG internet in Kenai and Soldotna


Kick-off to celebrate lightning-fast speeds planned at Soldotna store Read more »

Alaska-based technology company creates tech pipeline for skilled labor around the state


GCI’s Workforce Development Program recruits a homegrown workforce for Alaska tech jobs. Read more »

GCI mourns death of company co-founder and communications pioneer     Bob Walp


Contributions changed the face of telecommunications industry in Alaska and beyond Read more »

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