This year has been busy for the BNC/GCI Airraq Network fiber project, which is working to close the digital divide in the Y-K Delta region.
Sealaska Heritage Institute has launched three new apps that teach the Haida and Tsimshian languages, both considered to be endangered. Two apps teach vocabulary and phrases in Haida and Tsimshian while another teaches Native words for birds and ocean animals in an interactive environment.
Alaska Communications chose Matthew McConnell, a tech executive in Colorado, as its new CEO, replacing the late Bill Bishop.
A $25 million grant will expand the North Slope fiber network, bringing high-speed internet to the community of Nuiqsut.
The crew sent to fix the Quintillion undersea cable encountered ice, difficult currents, and a food shortage in its effort to fix the link.
Tidal Network, the broadband enterprise of the Central Council of the Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska, signed an agreement to enhance internet service for Kwaan Wireless customers in Kake.