Telecom & Tech
Alaska’s lack of infrastructure makes it important to develop reliable lines of communication which the state’s telecom companies pursue rigorously. GCI, AT&T, Alaska Communications, Quintillion, and ASTAC are some of the businesses that have kept Alaska’s communication networks up to speed.
Latest Telecom & Tech News
A team led by the University of Alaska Fairbanks has completed the country’s first FAA-approved true beyond-visual-line-of-sight domestic flight of an unmanned aircraft system under the small UAS rule.read more
MTA, Alaska’s best choice for technology and communications products, has announced that Jessica Gilbert has been promoted to Public Relations Manager, a new role for the company.read more
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a somewhat nebulous term associated with a plethora of technological advancements that are helping enhance the lives of consumers and business operations. These interconnected objects, which have unique identifiers, have the distinct capability of collecting and transferring data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction.read more
Fifty Alaska students from communities across the state will receive $2,000 apiece in the 2019-2020 academic year through the GCI Scholarship Program in partnership with the Alaska Community Foundation.read more
Ondas Networks Establishes Mission-Critical Wireless Service in Alaska and the Gulf of Mexico Regions
Ondas Networks Inc. announced the closing of its acquisition of licensed spectrum in the 700 MHz band for the State of Alaska, the Gulf of Mexico and multiple counties bordering the Gulf.read more
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First Alaskans Institute (FAI), a statewide Alaska Native nonprofit focused on advancing Alaska Natives for the next 10,000 years, is excited to share that Barbara ‘Wáahlaal Gíídaak Blake (Haida/Tlingit/Ahtna Athabascan) has recently been hired as its Alaska Native Policy Center Director.read more
The United States Green Building Council has awarded Sealaska Heritage Institute’s Walter Soboleff Building a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold rating, making it the second structure in Southeast Alaska to win gold status.read more
The groundbreaking new PBS KIDS series, Molly of Denali, premiered this week on PBS stations. Here are the profiles of six people whose efforts gave the show its Alaska Native authenticity.read more
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Distinguishing Differences in Financial Institutions
There are thousands of financial institutions in Alaska, providing everything from checking and savings accounts to loans and investment solutions. Banks and credit unions are among the most prominent financial services companies serving Alaskans.