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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Pacific Dataport has received its Federal Communications Commission Grant of Authority for its new gateway located in Eagle Mountain, Utah, which will be used exclusively to connect thousands of rural Alaskans to affordable and fast broadband.
The grant provides $998,791 to the state over the next three years to pay for the software as well as two positions to manage the tracking program.
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The first phase of the project includes upgrades to a total of five wireless sites in Dillingham, which will be turned up individually as the project progresses over the coming months.
An additional $11.3 is slated for improving broadband services in rural Alaska as part of the ReConnect program.
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Diving into Alaska Aquaculture
Aquaculture is an industry Alaskans are probably familiar with, even if they’re unfamiliar with the term itself. Broadly, aquaculture refers to the cultivation of numerous species of fish and aquatic plants, such as shellfish, algae, and finfish, as well as enhancement and restoration projects designed to increase wild populations of specific species, says Heather McCarty, vice-chair of the Alaska Mariculture Task Force.