Profile: Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc (ALSK.O)
9 Dec 2016
Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc., incorporated on October 13, 1998, is a fiber broadband and managed information technology (IT) services provider. The Company is focused primarily on business and wholesale customers in and out of Alaska. The Company also provides telecommunication services to consumers throughout the state. The Company's facilities-based communications network extends across Alaska and connects to the contiguous states through its undersea fiber optic cable systems and its usage rights on an undersea system.
The Company serves customers in various areas, such as Business and Wholesale (broadband, voice and managed IT services); Consumer (broadband and voice services), and Other Services (including carrier termination, equipment sales, access services and support services receiving federal support funding). The Company offers Internet protocol (IP)-based voice, including Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) implementations in the state of Alaska. Its business customers include small and medium businesses, enterprises and government customers, which include municipal, local, state and federal government entities, school districts, libraries and rural healthcare hospitals. Its wholesale customers are state, national and international telecommunications carriers. The Company also provides voice and broadband services to residential customers. It provides voice and broadband origination and termination services to inter and intrastate carriers serving its retail customers.
The Company competes with General Communication, Inc., AT&T, and Matanuska Telephone Association, Inc.
Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc
600 Telephone Ave
ANCHORAGE AK 99503-6010