News Release

August 17, 2013

Anchorage, AK – GCI (General Communication, Inc.) launched two new networks on GCI TV today: the much-anticipated FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports 2.

FOX Sports 1 is the national sports network that puts fans first and will feature live coverage of the most compelling sporting events in the world.  It also offers a unique ability to connect with fans through entertaining studio shows and an informative news operation. In most markets, FOX Sports 1 is available with GCI TV Preferred Service and can be found in standard definition on GCI TV channel 41, and in high definition on channel 661.

FOX Sports 2 is an extension of FOX Sports 1.  It features live coverage of sporting events and connects with fans through entertaining studio shows and original programming.  FOX Sports 2 is available in the GCI TV Digital Sports package and airs in standard definition on channel 307. GCI plans to offer FOX Sports 2 in high definition in the near future.

“We are continuously enhancing our GCI TV service by bringing customers the most popular TV networks,” said Paul Landes, Senior Vice President – Consumer.  “Over the past few years, GCI TV has added the Big Ten Network, the PAC 12 Network, and Root Sports, on which our customers can watch the Seattle Mariners and the Big Sky Networks.”

About GCI

GCI is the largest telecommunications company in Alaska. A pioneer in bundled services, GCI is the top provider of voice, data, and video services to Alaska. GCI is also the leading provider of communications services to enterprise customers, particularly large enterprise customers with complex data networking needs. More information about GCI can be found at

Shahid Butt, GCI