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DAT/EM to Present at Tech Forward Alaska Luncheon (December 6) None 
GCI launches fellowship program to promote Alaska Native inclusion in Hollywood None 

GCI launches fellowship program to promote Alaska Native inclusion in Hollywood

GCI is collaborating with the Walter Kaitz Foundation to offer a fellowship program to two Alaska Native content creators—from directors to producers to playwrights— as part of an effort to promote Alaska Native culture and content in films, television and online entertainment. Through the month of November, GCI will accept applications for the program which provides exclusive entry to the Walter Kaitz Foundation’s 9th Hollywood Creative Forum in Los Angeles, California, with the goal of helping them establish lifelong industry connections that often help propel professional careers in television, film and digital.

Gareth Wade Joins GCI as Nationwide Director of Business Development None 

Gareth Wade Joins GCI as Nationwide Director of Business Development

GCI today announced that Gareth Wade, an award-winning business leader, has been hired as the nationwide director of business development and will be working out of the company’s Seattle office.

Alaska: The Silicon Tundra? | Tech Forward Alaska Luncheon | December 6 None 

Alaska: The Silicon Tundra? | Tech Forward Alaska Luncheon | December 6

Alaska is home to a small, but growing, tech community. There are a cadre of entrepreneurs who are creating cutting edge technologies here in the 49th state and gaining recognition and customers in the Lower 48 and around the world. The potential opportunities for this sector to flourish here are very real, but not always discussed enough in conversations about growing and diversifying the state's economy.

Resource Data Hired Rowan Bulkow as an Intern to our Anchorage, Alaska Branch None 

Resource Data Hired Rowan Bulkow as an Intern to our Anchorage, Alaska Branch

Resource Data, a custom software development, geographic information system (GIS) and IT consulting firm, has hired Rowan Bulkow as an Intern to our Anchorage, Alaska Branch.

Resource Data Hires Carol Campbell Taunuu as a Business Analyst None 

Resource Data Hires Carol Campbell Taunuu as a Business Analyst

Resource Data, a custom software development, geographic information system (GIS) and IT consulting firm, has hired Carol Campbell Taunuu as a Business Analyst to our Anchorage, Alaska Branch.

Resource Data Hires Lynelle Davis as AP/AR Specialist None 

Resource Data Hires Lynelle Davis as AP/AR Specialist

Resource Data, a custom software development, geographic information system (GIS) and IT consulting firm, has hired Lynelle Davis as AP/AR Specialist to our Corporate Office in Anchorage, Alaska.

GCI awarded 2017 CCA Industry Innovation Award for FAA partnership None 

GCI awarded 2017 CCA Industry Innovation Award for FAA partnership

For its life-saving work improving aviation safety in Alaska, GCI – the state’s largest technology and telecommunications company – was awarded the Competitive Carriers Association’s 2017 Industry Innovation Award.

Chugach Electric Board Approves Community Solar Project None 

Chugach Electric Board Approves Community Solar Project

Responding to member interest and Chugach Electric Association’s sustainability business philosophy, the Chugach Board of Directors on Wednesday approved authorization to proceed with a Chugach Community Solar Project. The installation is designed to include approximately 2,000 solar panels and generate 550 megawatt hours per year. The energy produced from the project is equivalent to 15 percent of the average electricity use of 500 homes.

Quintillion Completes Installation of Historic Alaska Subsea Fiber Optic Cable System None 

Quintillion Completes Installation of Historic Alaska Subsea Fiber Optic Cable System

Crews aboard the Alcatel Submarine Networks C/V Ile de Batz installed the last segment of cable beneath the ocean floor, completing physical installation of the Alaska portion of the international Quintillion Subsea Cable System. The system is on schedule to be in service this December, enabling 21st Century communications in the North American Arctic for the first time.