Video On Demand Now Available in the Fairbanks Region from GCIFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
GCI subscribers in the greater Fairbanks area now have access to a much anticipated cable feature, Video On Demand (VOD).
The feature allows subscribers to watch free and pay-per-view movies at the touch of the remote control. This service allows users to select the program they want to watch, when they want to watch it. It also features concerts, specials and replays of live events. The new video library combines thousands of hours of free and paid programming with the ability to pause, rewind and fast forward hundreds of programs.
In the Fairbanks region, GCI will offer 44 categories of free Video on Demand service. Customers with GCI Preferred Service or higher will be able to view free on-demand programming from Disney, CNN, A&E, ESPN and a host of other broadcast channels. Subscribers of premium channels such as HBO, Showtime and STARZ will have access to additional on-demand movies and program libraries with their subscription.
“Video on Demand gives GCI subscribers complete control when it comes to programming,” said Paul Landes, Vice President and General Manager, Consumer Services for GCI. “With thousands of hours of free and paid programming, subscribers can enjoy everything from concerts to family programming and never have to leave the comfort of their home.”
The service is now available to subscribers in Fairbanks, Fort Wainwright, North Pole and Eielson Air Force Base. Customers can access this new slate of options by tuning in to channel 777 or accessing the “On Demand” icon in the quick menu.
For a full list of GCI Video On Demand channels offered in these communities visit www.gci.com <http://www.gci.com> .
GCI (Nasdaq: GNCMA) is an Alaska-based integrated communications provider that delivers voice, video and data services through its fiber optic, satellite, hybrid fiber coaxial and metropolitan area network facilities. More information about GCI can be found at www.gci.com <http://www.gci.com>
Posted: July 30, 2010