Jens Laipeneks

Quintillion

Residents of five North Slope communities will soon have access to much faster internet connections, now that Anchorage-based Quintillion has activated its new, land- and sea-based fiber-optic cable network. Company officials say the Alaska system is the first part of a network that could eventually stretch from Europe to Asia, with Alaska at the midpoint.


A boost for broadband in rural Alaska …


A concern over broadband coming to Native villages …

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