Google announced that it is coming to Anchorage as part of the tech company’s “Grow with Google” initiative, which aims to help create economic opportunity in communities across the United States by providing free training, tools, and expertise for people to grow their skills, careers, and businesses.
MTA Fiber Holdings (MTAFH), a wholly-owned subsidiary of MTA, is the recipient of the 2020 Outstanding Wireline Company Award from the Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) for its construction and completion of AlCan ONE (Alaska Canada Overland Network), the first and only all-terrestrial fiber network connecting Alaska to the contiguous United States.
Local crews and tower climbers from across the nation have converged on Anchorage to help GCI launch the nation’s northernmost 5G service in 2020.
MX, the leading digital transformation platform for banks, credit unions, fintechs, and partners, announced that Alaska USA Federal Credit Union, one of the nation’s largest credit unions, has chosen MX for its mobile banking platform to transform the digital experience for its members.
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.
New seafloor maps show for the first time the course of ancient ice masses. They show how they shaped essential habitat for the western Gulf of Alaska’s abundant fish, seabirds, and marine mammals.
PlayVS furthered its mission to bring esports to high schools nationwide by announcing Alaska as the newest addition to its roster of partnered states.
An Oregon test site for unmanned aircraft systems has joined the Pan-Pacific UAS Test Range Complex, also known as the Alaska UAS Test Site, operated by the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
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.