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More rural broadband options coming through fiber, satellites

Jun 15, 2017 - ICT Monitor Worldwide

Competition and collaboration between telecom companies promises to bring the costs down for Alaska in the coming two years as Quintillion, Alaska Communications and AT&T launch projects building out wireless and fiber optic networks.

Alaska Communications developed a non-exclusive memorandum of understanding to become the first reseller of OneWeb enabled broadband access in Alaska starting in 2019. That puts rural Alaska a step closer to more affordable broadband access, said CEO Anand Va...