Terrestrial Broadband Internet Service Operational In 40 Remote Rural Communities


ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ —¬†General Communication Inc., (GCI) (NASDAQ:GNCMA) and its wholly owned subsidiary, United Utilities, Inc. (UUI), have delivered terrestrial broadband Internet service to the residents of 40 remote, rural communities in Bristol Bay and the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. Efforts continue to connect an additional 25 communities to the state’s only high-speed broadband terrestrial service in Western Alaska.

In the first week of October, GCI launched its new broadband service in 16 new communities:

Akiachak

Kwethluk

Oscarville

Akiak

Marshall

Pilot Station

Atmautluak