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

Quintillion Project Finishes Breaking Ground In Nome

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.

Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter in Kotzebue

Kotzebue Hangar Helicopters Ready for Search and Rescue

In addition to a broad complement of de-icing equipment, the Jayhawks have two winches on board: one for lifting people up to 600 pounds and another for taking sling loads up to 6,000 pounds. Pulling even more weight during the flight are computers and search equipment.