GCI TERRA Project Complete in Unalakleet and Shaktoolik


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ANCHORAGE, Alaska, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — GCI (NASDAQ:GNCMA) announced today that it completed a significant portion of the expansion of the TERRA terrestrial broadband network into Northwest Alaska. Phase 1 of the TERRA-Northwest (TERRA-NW) initiative, which includes the installation of five new microwave towers and three remote repeaters, connects the network in Shageluk to Unalakleet and Shaktoolik. GCI funding for the project was supplemented by a grant awarded by the Regulatory Commission of Alaska.

“GCI is proud to add Unalakleet and Shaktoolik to the list of rural Alaska villages that will benefit fro…