Arctic fiber-optic cable could benefit far-flung Alaskans

There are 2 comments on the Anchorage Daily News story from Jan 18, 2010, titled Arctic fiber-optic cable could benefit far-flung Alaskans. In it, Anchorage Daily News reports that:

Two Alaska Native corporations said today they are partners in an ambitious proposal to string a fiber-optic cable between Asia and Europe through the Arctic, an effort that could lead to broadband service along the western and northern coasts of Alaska.

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ak darkness 33

Anchorage, AK

#1 Jan 21, 2010
I wonder is this would improve the internet connection speed in kotzebue. Wonder when this would actually become a reality...

Since: May 10

Wheeling, IL

#2 May 8, 2010
I wonder what the cost to the consumer would be? How much is satellite internet service in Alaska?

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