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Heather Handyside
GCI, Director of Corporate Communications
2550 Denali Street, Suite 1000; Anchorage; AK 99503
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Alaska’s suicide prevention efforts get $100K boost from GCI

5/9/2018

Programs aiming to reduce Alaska’s suicide rate will receive thousands of dollars of funding this year through the GCI Suicide Prevention Grant Program. GCI has donated an additional $100,000 to the program in 2018 in response to the success of its 2016 grant. Read more »

GCI launches upgraded wireless data service in Unalaska

4/3/2018

Unalaska, the nation’s most-productive fishing port, now has access to wireless data service with the completion of GCI’s long-anticipated network upgrades in the community. Read more »

GCI to award $140,000 in scholarships to Alaska students

4/2/2018

GCI is committed to developing Alaska’s next generation of leaders and today announced a $140,000 statewide scholarship program for Alaska students who are pursuing secondary education. Read more »

GCI and Teck bring high speed broadband to Northwest Alaska’s Red Dog Mine

3/15/2018

GCI, Alaska’s largest telecommunications and technology company, and Teck Resources Limited (Teck) announced today that high-speed broadband internet is now operational at Teck’s Red Dog Operations, one of the world’s largest zinc mines. The groundbreaking partnership between GCI and Teck has also paved the way for expanded internet and wireless service to residents in the Northwest Alaska community of Noatak. Read more »

GCI improves wireless speeds in 15 rural Alaska communities over last three months

3/12/2018

GCI, Alaska’s largest telecommunications and technology company, launched improved wireless service in seven new communities over the past six weeks, bringing the total number of local upgrades to 15 in the last three months. Read more »

Liberty Interactive and GCI Liberty Announce Completion of Transactions

3/9/2018

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. & ANCHORAGE, Alaska--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Liberty Interactive Corporation (to be renamed Qurate Retail Group, Inc., but herein referred to as “LIC”) (Nasdaq: QVCA / QRTEA, QVCB / QRTEB) and GCI Liberty, Inc. (“GCI Liberty”) (Nasdaq: GLIBA, GLIBP) announced the completion of LIC’s previously announced acquisition of GCI Liberty (formerly General Communication, Inc. or GCI) and series of transactions that effected the split-off of GCI Liberty. Read more »

Liberty Interactive and GCI Liberty Announce Completion of Auto Conversion, Reattribution and Expected Closing of Transactions

3/8/2018

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. & ANCHORAGE, Alaska--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Liberty Interactive Corporation ("LIC") (Nasdaq: QVCA, QVCB, LVNTA, LVNTB) and GCI Liberty, Inc. ("GCI Liberty") (Nasdaq: GNCMA / GLIBA, GLIBP) today announced that GCI Liberty has effected the automatic conversion (the “auto conversion”), as of 4:21 p.m., New York City time, today, of each share of its GCI Liberty Class A-1 and Class B-1 common stock into (i) 0.63 of a share of GCI Liberty Class A common stock and (ii) 0.2 of a share of GCI Liberty Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (the “preferred stock”). Read more »

GCI celebrates Alaska-tough leadership on International Women’s Day

3/8/2018

In celebration of International Women’s Day today, GCI is recognizing Rebecca Markley, a standout leader who played a critical role in the completion of GCI’s TERRA network, the massive telecommunications infrastructure project constructed across some of the toughest terrain in Alaska to deliver high-speed broadband internet service to 45,000 Alaskans in 84 remote communities. Read more »

GCI, Alaska Business Development Center partner to bring tax help to underserved communities

3/7/2018

GCI, Alaska’s largest telecommunications and technology company, is partnering with the Alaska Business Development Center to bring tax assistance to underserved, low-income rural residents through the Volunteer Tax and Loan Program. Read more »

GCI Reports Fourth Quarter 2017 Financial Results

2/27/2018

GCI Liberty, Inc. (“GCI”) (NASDAQ: GNCMA) formerly known as General Communication, Inc. announces its results for the fourth quarter and year-end 2017. Read more »

GCI launches CloudFlex® SD-WAN as a managed service to empower businesses to focus on what they do best | GCI

2/12/2018

GCI, a communications and digital services provider (DSP) in the Pacific Northwest, announced the launch of CloudFlex® SD-WAN, an easily configurable, cloud-based networking solution that empowers businesses across the U.S. to spend less time managing complex networking technology and more time focusing on their core business. Read more »

GCI hires Jim Steele as Director of GCI Government

2/5/2018

GCI, Alaska’s largest communications and technology company, announced today that Jim Steele has been hired as director of GCI Government, within GCI’s Government, Healthcare & Education team. Read more »

The Alaska Ski for Women is a whole lot safer this year

2/2/2018

GCI, Alaska’s largest telecommunications and technology company, is providing in-kind support and reliable wireless connectivity for the 2018 Alaska Ski for Women in Anchorage’s Kincaid Park, an area previously known for spotty coverage and limited data availability. Read more »

Ambitious GCI projects improve customer connections across Alaska

1/19/2018

Demonstrating an ongoing commitment to keep all Alaskans connected, GCI, Alaska’s largest telecommunications and technology company, has completed several local upgrades in recent weeks that are bringing faster wireless speeds and more reliable internet service to some of Alaska’s smallest and most remote communities. Read more »

GCI launches speedier service for wireless customers in Utqiagvik

1/12/2018

GCI, Alaska’s largest communications and technology company, today announced the completion of a wireless service upgrade in Utqiagvik that will increase mobile data speeds for residents of Alaska’s northern-most city. Read more »

GCI promotes Jason Tomberlin to director of GCI Education

1/9/2018

GCI, Alaska’s largest communications and technology company, announced today that Jason Tomberlin will be promoted to director of GCI Education, within GCI’s Government, Healthcare & Education team, effective Jan. 16, 2018. Read more »

GCI provides connectivity for 2018 U.S. Cross Country Ski Championships

1/4/2018

GCI, Alaska’s largest communications and technology company, is providing connectivity for the 2018 U.S. Cross Country Ski Championships as more than 400 of the nation’s top Nordic skiers and Olympics hopefuls take to Kincaid Park’s trails. Read more »

GCI awards two Alaska Native content creators with fellowship, trip to Hollywood

12/15/2017

GCI, Alaska’s largest telecommunications company, awarded two Alaska Native content creators with the first-ever fellowship opportunity developed in collaboration with the Walter Kaitz Foundation, cable’s nonprofit arm which serves to advance diversity and inclusion throughout the industry. Read more »

GCI reaffirms commitment to internet freedom

12/14/2017

In light of today’s Federal Communications Commission vote on net neutrality, GCI – Alaska’s largest telecommunications and technology company – reaffirmed its commitment to internet freedom. Read more »

GCI sponsors 9th Annual Special Olympics Alaska Polar Plunge

12/14/2017

More than 1,000 people have registered, so far, for the Ninth Annual Polar Plunge, supporting sports training and competition for Special Olympics Alaska athletes statewide. Presenting sponsor GCI has rallied 50 employees – who have raised $13,000 – to take the plunge. Read more »

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