broadband

Broadband coming to northern Alaska on Dec. 1st …


Concerns over an Arctic “brain drain” ...


Tim Ellis/KUAC

Participants in the Arctic Broadband Forum held this week at the University of Alaska Fairbanks got an update on the progress of a project that promises to bring high-speed internet to remote northern Alaskan communities. And while residents of those towns and villages overwhelmingly support plans to bring broadband into the area, some worry about the flood of Western culture that will come with greater access to the internet.


Bringing broadband to the Arctic …


A boost for broadband in rural Alaska …


A high-level meeting on the need for broadband in the circumpolar north …


A concern over broadband coming to Native villages …

Receding sea ice helps bring broadband to northern Alaska …


Quintillion Networks

Anchorage-based Quintillion Networks has resumed work on a major fiber-optic cable project that’ll improve broadband internet service in five communities in northern Alaska. Quintillion hopes to link the Alaska cable to a larger system that eventually will run from Japan to Europe.


Quintillion fiber-optic project could become an Internet pipeline for remote Alaskan communities.

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