Alaska Communications Supports FCC Keep Americans Connected Pledge

March 13, 2020 at 2:10 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Alaska Communications (NASDAQ: ALSK) supports FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s Keep Americans Connected Pledge.

“Keeping our employees safe, Alaskans connected and giving our customers peace of mind is our priority,” said Alaska Communications President and CEO Bill Bishop.

Alaska Communications offers unlimited internet to all customers today. We have never capped data, so customers will continue to enjoy unlimited data. For the next 60 days, Alaska Communications will also:

  • not terminate service to any residential or small business customers because of their inability to pay their bills due to the disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic
  • waive any late fees that any residential or small business customers incur because of their economic circumstances related to the coronavirus pandemic
  • waive long distance overage fees as appropriate, related to the coronavirus pandemic
  • work with communities and government agencies on remote learning and business continuity opportunities, as appropriate

“We have business continuity plans in place to keep our networks up and running to support our communities as we all work together to manage the Coronavirus spread,” said Bishop.

About Alaska Communications

Alaska Communications (NASDAQ: ALSK) 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 www.alaskacommunications.com or www.alsk.com.

Media Contact:
Heather Cavanaugh, 907-632-3808

Investor Contact:
Tiffany Smith, 907-564-7556, investors@acsalaska.com

Source: Alaska Communications