Tag: alaska

Internet, Modern Media

Far North Fiber Formed to Tackle Arctic Cable Project

October 26, 2022

Via: Telecom Ramblings

The ongoing attempts to build subsea fiber through the Arctic Ocean have reached a new stage. Finland’s Cinia Oy, Alaska’s Far North Digital, and Japan’s ARTERIA Networks have teamed up to form a joint development corporation to drive the project […]


T-Mobile brings 5G to Alaska through GCI partnership

June 3, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Alaskan operator GCI turned up its first 5G network in April, making good on a 2019 promise to launch 5G service in the spring of 2020. Now, GCI is working with T-Mobile to allow T-Mobile customers with 5G smartphones to […]

Internet, Modern Media

High-speed internet to bring big change in remote Alaska

January 3, 2018


Jeff Kowunna used his drone to record this year’s celebration of another successful bowhead whaling harvest for one of the oldest Alaska Native settlements. The video from the three-day event in remote Point Hope, at the edge of the Arctic […]


Alaska broadband plan wastes $365M, doesn’t address middle mile, commissioners complain

November 22, 2016

Via: Fierce Telecom News

The Federal Communications Commission has committed to improving broadband access, both wireline and wireless, to at least 245,000 Alaska residents over the next 10 years. But in a rare move, two FCC commissioners who often face off on opposite sides […]