News Releases

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Heather Handyside
GCI, Director of Corporate Communications
2550 Denali Street, Suite 1000; Anchorage; AK 99503
907.301.3481 cell | hhandyside@gci.com

GCI launches 1 GIG internet in Kenai and Soldotna

2/16/2017

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

2/16/2017

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

1/27/2017

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

GCI adds Seattle network engineering experts to its team through Northpoint acquisition

1/11/2017

Acquisition of Seattle tech firm to strengthen expertise in networking, cloud integration and unified communication Read more »

Alaska telecom embodies the spirit of giving statewide, doubles volunteer efforts in 2016

12/22/2016

Alaska telecom embodies the spirit of giving statewide including Anchorage. Read more »

Alaska telecom embodies the spirit of giving statewide, doubles volunteer efforts in 2016

12/22/2016

Alaska telecom embodies the spirit of giving statewide including Fairbanks Read more »

Alaska telecom embodies the spirit of giving statewide, doubles volunteer efforts in 2016

12/22/2016

Alaska telecom embodies the spirit of giving statewide including Juneau Read more »

Alaska telecom embodies the spirit of giving statewide, doubles volunteer efforts in 2016

12/22/2016

Alaska telecom embodies the spirit of giving statewide including Kenai Peninsula Read more »

GCI completes 3G upgrades in 25 Alaska communities in 2016

12/16/2016

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – GCI, Alaska’s largest telecommunications company, today announced that residents in Mountain Village, Quinhagak, St. Mary’s and Tununak have access to faster speeds and improved mobile internet service because of recent 3G service upgrades in their communities. Read more »

GCI’s Channel 907 to air Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act documentary on 45th anniversary

12/16/2016

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – Alaskans who want to take a break from the cold weather can tune in to HD Channel 907 this December for the debut of two unique features that were filmed in the Last Frontier. Read more »

GCI’s Tina Pidgeon named one of the most powerful women in the cable industry

11/21/2016

GCI’s Tina Pidgeon has been named one of Cablefax: The Magazine’s 2016 “Most Powerful Women in Cable.” The list honors women who are driving innovation at the companies where they work and for the cable industry as a whole. Read more »

Thousands of artifacts unearthed during GCI high-speed data project in Kotzebue

11/18/2016

Crews laying fiber for Alaska’s next-generation, high-speed network in rural Alaska unearthed 800-year-old Thule artifacts that are now being stored at Alaska’s Museum of the North and are part of a website launched this fall. Read more »

Record-breaking donation puts Alaska on the map to help end youth homelessness

11/18/2016

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – In an effort to raise funds and awareness for Covenant House Alaska’s annual Sleep Out on Thursday, Nov. 17, GCI Senior Vice President, General Manager Consumer Services Paul Landes broke the record for largest individual fundraising donation ever in Alaska for the event, and has the potential to break the national and international record for funds raised for a Sleep Out. Read more »

GCI unveils updated logo and company brand

10/24/2016

Logo evolution honors more than 30 years of blazing trails Read more »

GCI upgrades network to increase mobile data speed in rural Alaska

10/20/2016

GCI today announced that residents in Mountain Village, St. Mary’s, Quinhagak and Tununak will soon experience a faster and improved mobile internet connection as they are upgraded to GCI's 3G service. Read more »

GCI’s Channel 907 kicks off coverage of Alaska Federation of Natives Convention

10/19/2016

Channel 907 lineup to feature AFN Convention, NYO Games documentary debut and more. Read more »

2016 ASAA First National Bowl Series will air live on GCI’s Channel 907

10/13/2016

2016 ASAA First National Bowl Series will air live on GCI’s Channel 907. Weekend programming includes coverage of Alaska high school football state championships Read more »

GCI completes tower construction in seven new villages to deliver broadband in Arctic

10/7/2016

ANCHORAGE – GCI today announced it has completed tower construction in Buckland, Selawik, Noorvik, St. Michael, Golovin, Elim and Koyuk, and expects to bring high-speed internet service to local clinics and schools in these communities in early 2017. Read more »

GCI waives all fees for calls, texts to Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti and multiple states in Southeast U.S. in wake of Hurricane Matthew

10/7/2016

Anchorage, Alaska—In response to the catastrophic damage caused by Hurricane Matthew, General Communication Inc. (GCI) is offering free calls and texts for all GCI wireless and landline customers who are attempting to connect with loved ones in Cuba, the Dominican Republic and Haiti as well as Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. Read more »

GCI announces landmark donation of $100,000 for suicide prevention efforts in Alaska

10/5/2016

Anchorage, Alaska — General Communication Inc. (GCI), in partnership with the Alaska Community Foundation (ACF), today announced $100,000 will be awarded to nine organizations to support suicide prevention and promote mental wellness in Alaska. Read more »

GCI launches upgraded cloud-based managed video conferencing service

9/30/2016

Today GCI announced significant upgrades to GCI Managed Video Conferencing, and customers can now virtually collaborate using a desktop, laptop, tablet or mobile device without being tethered to conference room hardware. Read more »

GCI expands 4G LTE footprint in Ketchikan, hosts community celebration

9/27/2016

One year after bringing 4G LTE coverage to Ketchikan, GCI is expanding its coverage area by adding three new cell towers to the Ward Cove, Saw Mill and Cranberry Road areas, which now completes a 10-site cellular coverage area. Read more »

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

9/21/2016

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

GCI roots for the home team

9/2/2016

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

8/25/2016

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

8/24/2016

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 »

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