GCI unveils wireless upgrades in two Southeast communities

November 20, 2018

LTE wireless service on Alaska’s largest wireless network turned up in Petersburg and Wrangell

PETERSBURG, Alaska – GCI customers in Southeast Alaska are even more connected this fall with the launch of LTE wireless upgrades in Petersburg and Wrangell.  

These wireless upgrades will enable residents and visitors to more easily watch videos, listen to music, access the internet and share stunning views from Alaska’s Inside Passage on their favorite social media apps.

“GCI owns and operates Alaska’s largest wireless network because we are committed to keeping our customers connected,” said Warren Russell, vice president, Southeast Regional Operations. “Whether you’re checking out the Chief Shakes Tribal House in Wrangell or find yourself at Petersburg’s Little Norway Festival, access to fast and reliable connectivity on GCI’s wireless network makes life easier.”

Since 2014, GCI has invested more than $180 million in its wireless network and serves more than 240 communities. More than 97 percent of Alaskans are within GCI’s network.  GCI has improved or expanded wireless service in more than 35 communities, so far, in 2018.

About GCI

GCI provides data, wireless, video, voice and managed services to consumer and business customers throughout Alaska and nationwide. Headquartered in Alaska, GCI has delivered services for nearly 40 years to some of the most remote communities and in some of the most challenging conditions in North America. Learn more about GCI at www.gci.com. GCI is a wholly owned subsidiary of GCI Liberty, Inc. (Nasdaq: GLIBA, GLIBP). Learn more about GCI Liberty at www.gciliberty.com.

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