If all goes according to plan, Unalaska and Akutan will have high-speed internet by the end of this year.
OAN has been a reliable platform for conspiracy theories related to COVID-19, vaccinations and the 2020 election. The network now faces several defamation lawsuits relating to that coverage.
Although seniors lose the most money to fraud, people aged 18-30 get scammed the most often.
A fire also damaged Tunanak’s internet infrastructure, causing outages for half of the village.
Internet disruptions will occur until a generator is installed or power is restored to the area.
GCI is partnering with a Matanuska Valley surveying company to chart the subsea floor along an 860-mile route from Kodiak to the Aleutians.
As rural Alaska communities begin to see improved service, the current fastest speeds in Alaska will double to 2-gig speed starting in 2022.
Residents of Western Alaska villages pay several hundreds of dollars a month for data speeds that max out at 10 Mbps.
Some Y-K Delta residents say that the high cost of internet access is not even the main problem. In some cases, there is no internet regardless of how much people are willing to pay.
Only after votes were counted did the Republican State Leadership Committee have to reveal the sources of the $8.5 million in its own contributions collected in the month before Election Day.