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Wired West: GCI bumps cap in 67 communities in Bristol Bay and the Y-K delta, by +50%

9:27 AM WED JUNE 12, 2013

By BEN MATHESON
One year after completing its new fiber optic and microwave broadband infrastructure, known as Terra-Southwest, GCI is updating its rural plans. Ever since GCI launched the network, it’s............

.............. As of June 5th, GCI bumped up the usage allowance in 67 communities in Bristol Bay and the Y-K delta, by at least 50 percent. That usage is the amount you’re allowed to download in a given month. Overage fees, those per-megabye charges above your plan that can run up a bill quickly also were reduced, by a minimum of 50 percent to a max of 66 percent.

GCI does not sell directly to customers in Dillingham.  Local customers have seen fee cuts realized through Nushagak Cooperative, who utilizes Terra Southwest by buying rural broadband bandwidth through GCI. http://kdlg.org/post/gci-updates-rural-broadband-plans

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