Alaska Communications Supports Hospitals, Schools and Alaska Residents, Keeping Alaskans Connected During COVID-19 Pandemic
Alaska Communications (News - Alert) (NASDAQ: ALSK), the state's leading broadband and managed IT services provider, has pledged to keep hospitals, students, teachers, government agencies and all Alaskans connected as the state works together to stop the spread of COVID-19. Alaska Communications has made the following commitments:
The Company is proactively monitoring its network and prioritizing the augmentation of network links that are over seventy percent capacity within the proceeding 24-hour period. Additionally, the Company is working with local and state utilities, governments, and educational institutions to ensure they have the resources they need to serve Alaskans and their data requirements to the Lower 48.
"We have proven business continuity plans in place to keep our networks up and running to support our communities as we all work together to manage the spread of COVID-19. We have equipped our employees to work remotely and for those whose jobs don't allow, are practicing social distancing and CDC hygiene guidelines in all interactions," said Bishop.
About Alaska Communications
Alaska Communications (NASDAQ: ALSK) is the leading provider of advanced broadband and managed IT services for businesses and consumers in Alaska. The Company operates a highly reliable, advanced statewide data network with the latest technology and the most diverse undersea fiber optic system connecting Alaska to the contiguous U.S. For more information, visit www.alaskacommunications.com or www.alsk.com.
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