Trade Alaska Communications
Alaska Communications (formerly Alaska Communications Systems or ACS) is a telecommunications company based in Anchorage, Alaska. It was alaska's first third-generation wireless network maintenance provider and the only provider in Alaska with fully integrated infrastructure for major communications platforms: wireless, Internet, local telephone service and long distances. Alaska's line operations include advanced data networks and an underwater optical fiber system. Alaska's wireless communications operations included a statewide 3G CDMA network, and coverage extended from the north slope to southeastern Alaska. The company was founded in 1998, when CenturyTel announced the sale of its Alaskan operations (newly acquired from PacifiCorp) to local management and Fox Paine & Company. In 1999, Alaska Communications acquired anchorage phone tool from Anchorage.On On February 3, 2014, Alaska Communications announced its purchase of TekMate.On December 4, 2014, and GCI Wireless agreed to purchase wireless assets for Alaska phones for $300 million. The transaction was completed in the first quarter of 2015.