Alaska Communications Delivers Faster Internet Speeds for Alaskans
Company Upgrades Online Experience with New Speeds up to 50 Mbps
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Aug. 18, 2014 – Alaskans now have access to a faster online experience with unlimited Home Internet from Alaska Communications (NASDAQ: ALSK). Speeds of 30 and 50 megabits per second (Mbps) are now available in Anchorage. Alaska Communications previously introduced 15 Mbps Home Internet speeds statewide in May.
Alaska Communications customers who choose faster Home Internet will have better downloading and uploading speeds. Customers with 50 Mbps download speeds will enjoy upload speeds of 10 Mbps for faster and more reliable video chats, a better gaming experience, photo uploading, file backup, and online information storage – all without worrying about overage charges.
“Alaskans asked for faster Home Internet, and we’ve responded with these increased speeds, delivered with great customer service and without overage charges,” President and CEO Anand Vadapalli said. “In addition to faster download speeds, customers choosing our product get the highest upload speeds that are so important for sharing videos and gaming.”
The faster, reliable broadband service allows Alaskans to access what they need, when they need it, from multiple devices. Home Internet from Alaska Communications is also delivered over a dedicated line, so customers will not experience a decrease in speed when their neighbors are online.
About Alaska Communications
Alaska Communications is a leading provider of advanced broadband and managed service solutions for businesses and consumers in Alaska. The company operates a highly reliable, advanced statewide data and voice network with the latest technology and the most diverse undersea fiber optic system connecting Alaska to the contiguous United States. For more information, visit www.alaskacommunications.com or www.alsk.com.