MTA

Internet Discounts For Students/Teachers

Mar 24, 2020

The University of Alaska system goes back to school today. Students have moved off campus for the most part and are expected to resume their classes online today (Monday). That could be a stumbling block for those in Alaska communities with poor or no internet service. But the University is getting help from some of Alaska’s largest internet providers.


03-23-20 KUAC MORNING NEWS

Mar 24, 2020

03-23-20 9:30 AM newscast


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A Palmer-based telecommunications company announced this week it’s begun work on a fiber-optic internet network that’ll connect Alaska to the Lower 48 by linking up with Canada’s network. It’ll be the state’s first all-terrestrial network, and MTA officials say it’ll provide more bandwidth and faster internet connections for their 30,000 customers – and many others whose local internet service providers connect to the new network.