Alaska Communications Increases 4G LTE Coverage to Fairbanks

  Alaska Communications Increases 4G LTE Coverage to Fairbanks

          Company brings faster, more reliable coverage to Interior

Business Wire

FAIRBANKS, Alaska -- April 30, 2014

Alaska Communications (NASDAQ:ALSK) wireless customers in Alaska’s Golden
Heart City now have access to expanded 4G LTE coverage, with faster, more
reliable data speeds due to network upgrades in Fairbanks.

“Alaskans do more and more on their phones, creating a need for more reliable
coverage in more areas at the fastest speeds available, all on-the-go, and our
network delivers,” Chris Reaburn, Alaska Communications general manager,
wireless, said.

With more than 20 upgraded cell sites, Alaska Communications customers will
experience 4G LTE speeds throughout much more of Fairbanks.

“These improvements make the Fairbanks high-speed wireless data experience
significantly better. Our customers can now browse the Internet faster
downtown, on campus at UAF, or while cross-country skiing at Birch Hill, all
from the latest devices on Alaska’s largest wireless network,” Reaburn said.

Customers can enjoy the larger 4G LTE network on several devices, available at or at the Fairbanks retail store at 410 Merhar

Alaska Communications also offers 4G LTE service in Anchorage and Juneau.

For more information on the Alaska Communications 4G LTE wireless network and
a complete list of device pricing and plans, please visit

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 or


Alaska Communications
Hannah Blankenship, 907-564-1326
Associate Manager, Corporate Communications
Investor Relations:
Tiffany Dunn, 907-297-3103
Manager, Board and Investor Relations
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