After some delays, with Phase 1 of the three-phase project nearing completion, Quintillion’s subsea cable will come to land in six communities — Nome, Kotzebue, Point Hope, Wainwright, Utqiagvik, and Prudhoe Bay — later this year at an undetermined date.
Through your support, a recent episode of KNOM’s Story49 featured a young man from Unalakleet, Alaska, whose training in Alaska Native Youth Olympic games helped turn him into a competitor on the nationally-televised show “American Ninja Warrior.”
Nick Hanson and Rosemary Berg are used to competing. But the story they tell at home is one of inclusivity and connection.
Federal prosecutors have filed charges of wasteful subsistence taking and taking through harassment of marine mammals against four men from Point Hope. All five charges were believed to have occurred on September 2nd and 4th of 2015 at the walrus haulout beach on Cape Lisburne.
Michels will coordinate between Quintillion, the City of Nome, and NJUS as the telecom company works to bring high-speed internet to western Alaska.
Quintillion Starts Construction in Nome, Still on Schedule to Deliver High-Speed Internet in Early 2017
Construction crews began work on Tobuk Alley two weeks ago. They’ll move throughout Nome over the next three months.
A new Alaska nonprofit aims to give a new voice to the people and communities of the North Slope.
This summer, Quintillion will lay undersea fiber optic cable from Prudhoe Bay to Nome. The project will bring high-speed internet to western Alaska by 2017.
Quintillion’s CEO is in Nome Thursday night to share more construction details with the public.
Emily looks back at her year, which has been the toughest one yet, but also the most notable.