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Press Release: GCI and Teck Red Dog Operations Announce High-Speed Internet to Noatak and Red Dog Mine

Partnership between Alaska telecommunications and mining industry leaders will lead to faster service for nearby rural community 

ANCHORAGE – GCI, Alaska’s largest telecommunications company and Teck Red Dog Operations, one of the world’s largest zinc producers, today announced an agreement that will bring high-speed broadband internet service to Red Dog Operations and the community of Noatak.

“Red Dog is a world-class mining operation that requires world-class internet service and this partnership is a win/win for GCI, Red Dog and the residents of Noatak,” said Martin Cary, GCI’s senior vice president of business services. “Our team understands the challenges of building infrastructure and providing service to more than 100 miles north of the Arctic Circle. In addition to the 72 rural communities already served by TERRA, GCI is expanding TERRA to 10 more rural communities in 2016. When Red Dog and Noatak are complete...

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