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Quintillion Project Finishes Breaking Ground In Nome

An overview of the Quintillion Project, including the construction phase which has now been completed in Nome. Photo provided by Quintillion (2016)

Kristina Woolston, VP of External Affairs for Quintillion, says the project’s “construction inconveniences” have come to an end in the town of Nome. As a wholesaler, Quintillion sells “true broadband” capacity to telecommunications providers, like GCI, and they, in turn, will provide that to consumers in Western Alaska by the first quarter of 2017.

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Update News: Friday, October 26, 2012

In Friday’s news: Nome cable-modem service won’t change cost when GCI’s broadband internet arrives in 2013; Alaskans will vote in November on whether to amend or revise the state constitution; City of Nome taking applications for vacant common council seat; ConocoPhillips Alaska reports net earnings for third quarter.

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Update News: Thursday, October 25, 2012

In Thursday’s news: Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation reports improvements with new GCI broadband internet; Alaska junior U.S. Senator weighs in on big oil decision to explore LNG export; Nome Public School’s Superintendent Mike Brawner says district evaluating MAP assessment results; Alaska voters can vote electronically.

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Update News: Monday, May 21, 2012

Offshore miners to stay half mile from river mouths and 300 feet from fishing nets; McKinley climber dies after fall; AVTEC prepares workforce for broadband internet in rural Alaska; minor flooding on Snake River over the weekend.

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