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2012-10-15 15:24:40

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GCI (NASDAQ:GNCMA) announced today that it is moving ahead with the expansion of the TERRA terrestrial broadband network into Northwest Alaska. Phase 3 of the TERRA-Northwest (TERRA-NW) initiative will build six new microwave sites between Shaktoolik and Kotzebue, and will enable future TERRA expansion throughout the Northwest Arctic. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121015/SF93252) Phase 3 of TERRA-NW will offer...

2012-09-19 06:20:27

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The city of Anchorage, in Alaska, boasts the highest car rental rates in the United States, according to the latest survey from CheapCarRental.net. The survey compared and ranked 50 destinations in the USA based on their car rental rates for the summer period spanning June to August 2012. In Anchorage, the average rate for the cheapest available car was $95 per day. At that price, Alaska's largest city came in slightly ahead of...

2012-08-24 06:20:22

QUINCY, Mass., Aug. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Icelandair announces its newest gateway from North America: Anchorage, Alaska along with two new destinations in Europe, St. Petersburg Russia and Zurich, Switzerland. Flights to Anchorage will begin May 15, 2013 with non-stop seasonal service between Iceland and Anchorage twice a week through mid-September 2013. From its hub in Reykjavik, Icelandair offers non-stop connections to more than 20 destinations in Scandinavia, the United Kingdom...

2012-08-01 18:20:58

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- General Communication, Inc. ("GCI") (NASDAQ: GNCMA) today reported its second quarter 2012 results with revenues increasing to $176.1 million over revenues of $168.1 million in the second quarter of 2011. Adjusted EBITDA increased 8.2 percent or $4.5 million over the second quarter of 2011 EBITDA of $54.9 million. Revenues in the second quarter of 2012 were favorably impacted by the recognition of $1.6 million in revenues for services provided...

2012-06-13 06:25:34

Hatch Continues Global Expansion with New Office in Anchorage ANCHORAGE, AK, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Media are invited to an inspiring afternoon as Hatch hosts the ribbon-cutting ceremony in celebration of its new Anchorage, Alaska office. The new location and addition of engineering specialists allow the firm to better serve the needs of its Alaskan clients. Among guests in attendance of the ceremony will be Anchorage's Mayor, Dan Sullivan, and John Pearson, Global Managing...

2012-06-12 06:20:36

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska residents will have convenient access to some of Hawaii's best snorkeling and the world-famous Kilauea volcano starting Nov. 10 when Alaska Airlines begins new weekly service between Anchorage and Kona, on the Big Island of Hawaii. The nonstop seasonal service to Kona begins Nov. 10 and ends April 7, 2013. The new service complements the airline's year-round daily service to Honolulu and seasonal service to Maui which begins Nov. 4 and...

2012-06-05 02:32:37

ANCHORAGE, AK, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- General Communication, Inc. ("GCI") (NASDAQ:GNCMA) and Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. ("Alaska Communications") (NASDAQ:ALSK) announced today that they have signed definitive agreements to form The Alaska Wireless Network, LLC (AWN), a Delaware limited liability company that will hold and operate both companies' wireless facilities. AWN will design and operate an Alaska statewide wireless network to provide next generation...

2012-05-29 06:20:24

DENVER, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced plans to launch daily nonstop service linking its Denver hub with two new markets: Shreveport, La., and Grand Forks, N.D. In addition, United will expand existing summer-season flights between Denver and Anchorage to year-round service. Today's announcement comes one week after United announced daily, nonstop service between Denver and its hub at Tokyo Narita International Airport, starting in the spring of 2013. "These...

2012-05-02 10:30:55

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- General Communication, Inc. ("GCI") (NASDAQ:GNCMA) today reported its first quarter 2012 results with revenues increasing 4.3 percent to $171.9 million over revenues of $164.8 million in the first quarter of 2011. Adjusted EBITDA increased $1.5 million or 2.8 percent over the first quarter of 2011 EBITDA of $53.3 million. Revenues and EBITDA for the first quarter of 2012 were impacted by a $1.3 million decrease in USF support when compared to the...

2012-04-16 10:25:12

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- General Communication, Inc. (GCI) (NASDAQ:GNCMA) and its wholly owned subsidiary, United Utilities, Inc. (UUI), today announced their plan to provide terrestrial broadband Internet service to the residents of 65 remote, rural communities in Bristol Bay and the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. At the end of 2011, a year ahead of schedule, UUI completed the construction of TERRA-Southwest, the first terrestrial broadband transport network to link...