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GCI, Vice President, Corporate Communications
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GCI names Rebecca Windt Pearson as General Counsel

12/4/2019

Today, GCI CEO and Co-Founder Ron Duncan named Rebecca Windt Pearson as general counsel, succeeding veteran GCI executive Tina Pidgeon. Read more »

Alaska ranks second in nation for access to 1 GIG internet speeds

11/7/2019

– When you think about lightning-fast internet connectivity, national tech and business hubs like California or New York probably come to mind. But it’s states with roads less traveled that deliver more access to fast internet. According to statistics aggregated by connectivity watchdog BroadbandNow, 75.1% of Alaskans have access to 1 gigabit internet speeds, ranking second in the United States, with the majority of access delivered by Alaska’s largest technology and communications company, GCI. Read more »

Watch the 2019 AFN Convention live on GCI Channel 907

10/15/2019

Amidst the Taģiuģmiut Dancers, speeches from leaders and dignitaries, and in-depth discussions on some of the state’s most important issues is a place to kick your feet up and recharge at the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention this week in Fairbanks, courtesy of GCI. In partnership with Cook Inlet Tribal Council, a gaming lounge – complete with couches, tables and charging stations – will feature iPads loaded up with the Iñupiaq-inspired game, Never Alone. GCI is a Denali-level sponsor of the 2019 AFN Convention. Read more »

The Most Powerful and Advanced Smartphones — iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max — and All New Dual Camera iPhone 11, Available to Pre-Order from GCI on Friday, September 13

9/13/2019

GCI today announced it will offer the latest products from Apple, including iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max, a new pro line for iPhone, as well as the new dual-camera iPhone 11. GCI will also offer Apple Watch Series 5 with Always-On Retina display and the new seventh-generation iPad. Customers will be able to preorder iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max beginning Friday, September 13. The new iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch Series 5 will be available in GCI stores starting on Friday, September 20. For complete pricing details, please visit GCI.com. Read more »

GCI, Nushagak Cooperative partner on new infrastructure buildout

8/27/2019

GCI and the Nushagak Electric and Telephone Cooperative (NETC) recently announced a partnership to deliver faster internet speeds and higher data capacity to residents and businesses in Southwest Alaska. Read more »

GCI expands wireless footprint on Alaska’s North Slope

8/26/2019

Well over 500,000 barrels of oil are produced on Alaska’s North Slope each day. That number is expected to grow even more as new developments in the western regions prepare to come online, and GCI will be there, providing access to technologies, including LTE wireless services, for the facilities and the people who work there. Read more »

GCI donates $5,000 to Red Cross of Alaska in support of wildfire relief

8/23/2019

GCI announced today a $5,000 donation to the Red Cross of Alaska in support of the organization’s tireless efforts supporting Alaskans impacted by the ongoing Swan Lake and McKinley Wildfires. Read more »

GCI Suicide Prevention Fund contributes $108,800 to fund nine programs statewide

8/21/2019

The 2019 GCI Suicide Prevention Fund, administered by the Alaska Community Foundation, will distribute more than $100,000 to nine recipient organizations this year, funding suicide prevention programs across Alaska. This is the third year that GCI has supported the grant program. Read more »

GCI features Covenant House Alaska as monthly spotlight partner

8/15/2019

GCI is donating $15,000 in cash and in-kind contributions this month to support Covenant House Alaska’s continued mission to help each young person who walks through its doors to move forward positively with their lives and break the cycle of homelessness. Read more »

Galaxy Note10 available to GCI customers starting August 23

8/8/2019

GCI customers will soon be able to purchase Samsung’s newest smartphone, the Galaxy Note10 and Galaxy Note10+. The new devices are available for pre-order beginning August 8. Read more »

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