|[November 09, 2012]
Alaska Communications Launches 4G LTE Wireless Network
ANCHORAGE, Alaska --(Business Wire)--
Communications (NASDAQ:ALSK) has introduced 4G
LTE wireless service to customers throughout Alaska, bringing
customers the fastest statewide wireless data speeds. Alaska
Communications' 4G LTE (News - Alert) network will provide speeds up to 10 times faster
than current 3G wireless networks in the state and up to twice as fast
as other 4G networks.
Alaska Communications (News - Alert) has 4G service in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau,
Homer, Kenai, Palmer, Seward, Soldotna, Wasilla and Whittier.
"We've seen the demand for mobile broadband grow dramatically. 4G LTE is
the latest generation of mobile wireless technology and will give
customers what they want, faster mobile Internet on some of the latest
devices," said Mike Todd, Alaska Communications senior vice president of
"Alaska Communications' 4G LTE changes the way Alaskans use their
wireless devices at home, at work and everywhere in between. Customers
will be able to watch HD video on their phone, email files for business
in seconds and use real-time video applications like Skype (News - Alert)™ without
stalling," said Todd.
Alaska Communications will launch its 4G LTE network with three 4G LTE
smartphones, the popular HTC
Galaxy S III and Samsung
Galaxy Note. The HTC (News - Alert) OneX will retail for $199.99, Galaxy S III for
$199.99 and Galaxy Note for $179.99, each with a two-year service
agreement. Alaska Communications will also offer the Bandrich
4G LTE mobile broadband router, providing high-speed Internet, for
$99.99 with a two-year service agreement.
Alaska Communications has invested more than $500 million building
Alaska's most advanced wireless and wireline broadband data network over
the last decade.
For more information on the Alaska Communications 4G LTE wireless
network and a complete list of device pricing and plans, please visit www.alaskacommunications.com/4GLTE.
About Alaska Communications
Headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska Communications (NASDAQ:ALSK) is a
leading provider of high-speed wireless, mobile broadband, Internet,
local, long-distance and advanced broadband solutions for businesses and
consumers in Alaska. The Alaska Communications network includes advanced
broadband and voice networks and the most diverse undersea fiber optic
system connecting Alaska to the contiguous United States. For more
information, please visit www.alaskacommunications.com
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