Crews will soon begin construction on Unalaska’s local network in preparation to connect to GCI’s 800+ mile subsea optic fiber.
GCI’s philanthropy program, GCI Gives, has opened the application period for its 2022 grant cycle. From October 1 through November 15, Alaska nonprofits have the opportunity to apply for funding from GCI, one of the state’s largest corporate philanthropic contributors.
GCI, Alaska’s largest telecommunications provider, is getting closer to delivering fiber connectivity to the Aleutians. For one team member, the project is personal.
Bridging the Digital Divide in Alaska: GCI’s Rebecca Markley Leads Team Team Building 800-Mile Subsea Fiber Project
With boots on the ground, community meetings planned, and surveys and data analysis in progress, GCI’s AU-Aleutians Fiber Project is well underway.
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation and GCI will apply to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration for a $53 million grant to launch a project to extend high-speed, low-latency fiber internet service to Bethel.
The Akiak Native Community, a federally recognized Indian Tribe, has joined the nonprofit Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Tribal Broadband Consortium.