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Alaska Communications Expands Connectivity Offerings With Low Earth Orbit Satellites

Services using a partner’s constellation are now live

Alaska Communications is turning up service for customers using a global communications network of low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites.

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(Photo: Business Wire)

(Photo: Business Wire)

LEO satellites deliver fiber-like connectivity performance to areas that have been inaccessible via terrestrial options. Businesses, local governments, schools, healthcare providers and resource developers need high speed, low latency connections to keep up with growing demands, like video conferencing, telehealth, cloud computing and more.

Alaska Communications recently announced that it will supply Bristol Bay Telephone Cooperative, Inc. with LEO services to improve connectivity to its facilities and residents in the area, enabling dynamic opportunities that weren’t available before.

“We’re pleased to expand our offerings and help enable LEO services in Alaska,” said Bill Bishop, president and CEO of Alaska Communications. “We’re known for creating custom solutions to meet our customers’ needs. We see this as a milestone moment in our ability to serve our customers and connect the under connected.”

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About Alaska Communications

Alaska Communications, an affiliate of ATN International, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATNI), is the leading provider of advanced broadband and managed IT services for businesses and consumers in Alaska. The company operates a highly reliable, advanced statewide data network with the latest technology and the most diverse undersea fiber optic system connecting Alaska to the contiguous U.S. For more information, visit


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