Internet users in Alaska who are low income or who lost wages during the pandemic are eligible for an internet subsidy of up to $75 per month under a new federal program
Alaska telecom companies say they’re staying on top of internet demand
“The latest two releases of the ‘Call of Duty’ video game have put more demand on our network than recent events, and our network continues to operate flawlessly,” says Alaska Communications’ external affairs director.
Two veterans of Alaska politics land contract jobs with Gov. Dunleavy
Two veterans of Alaska politics have signed contracts to work with Gov. Dunleavy, and one of them is keeping her ownership of her advertising, marketing and political strategy firm even as she works as the governor’s acting communications director.
At confirmation hearing, Fisher says he supports diversifying state revenue
Sheldon Fisher didn’t champion any individual tax during his confirmatin hearing. Afterward, he said the biggest source of new revenue should be a draw on Alaska Permanent Fund earnings.
Can an Alaska lawmaker restore net neutrality in the state?
Alaska could join the ranks of states fighting to restore net neutrality. The Walker-Mallott administration has no immediate plans, but one lawmaker does.
Sheldon Fisher appointed Alaska revenue commissioner
Fisher is moving from being the Department of Administration head.
Trash truck rips up valley telecom lines
A commercial truck ripped through telephone lines near the Mendenhall Mall on Wednesday afternoon.
Update: Communications restored following earthquake caused disruption
An earthquake shook Southeast Alaska just before 3 a.m. Friday.
Program meant to expand broadband in Alaska
The Federal Communications Commission says thousands of rural Alaskans will have access to affordable, higher-speed Internet through its “Connect America Fund.”