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.
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Alaska Communications named Laurie Butcher Chief Financial Officer. Butcher, who joined Alaska Communications in 1997, has served as senior vice…
Alaska Communications named William (Bill) H. Bishop president and chief executive officer. Bishop has served as Alaska Communications’ interim CEO since June 2019.
In the International Year of Indigenous Languages, an Alaskan indigenous community has launched an immersive app to help save a language and heritage on the brink of extinction.
PlayVS furthered its mission to bring esports to high schools nationwide by announcing Alaska as the newest addition to its roster of partnered states.
The definition of a hero is one who goes above and beyond the norm to help others. This certainly holds true among the 2019 Top 49ers—they made the list because of their ability to garner revenue in even the toughest of financial environments, but their true power and value lies in their super-sized philanthropic abilities.
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The trustees of Ahtna Hwt-anene (People’s) Trust formally declared a record-high shareholder distribution for 2019 of $15.08 per share. The distribution amount per share has more than tripled in just two years and is the highest dividend/distribution per share in the history of Ahtna.
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Mining in 2019: The Year in Review
Following a year when metal prices were both up and down—sometimes dramatically; when international trade squabbles spooked investors to both enter and exit the metals markets; and when mining companies started the year cautiously bullish but ended it cautious bearish, those involved in Alaska mineral exploration, development, and production are once again asking themselves: “Where did we succeed, where did we fail, and where do we go from here?”