GCI announces grand opening of store inside new Alaska Airlines Center at University of Alaska Anchorage

December 12, 2014

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – GCI is pleased to announce a grand opening event of its newest store location inside the Alaska Airlines Center at the University of Alaska Anchorage. The celebration will be co-hosted by GCI and the in-arena Varsity Grill and will feature a live radio broadcast from MOViN 105.7 FM on Saturday, Dec. 13, 11 – 1 p.m. At the store, customers will find deals on Monster accessories, a free Samsung Tab 4 for all customers who sign a new contract, and more.

"As an Alaska-based company, GCI is honored to continue partnerships with the University of Alaska Anchorage and its athletics department," said GCI Senior Vice President and General Manager of Consumer Services Paul Landes. "This new store will provide the campus and its visitors with the latest in communications technologies and access to services from their hometown provider, GCI."

The Alaska Airlines Center, located at 3550 Providence Drive, is a 5,000-seat arena built to host UAA varsity sports and special events. The new GCI store will operate Monday through Saturday, 9 – 5 p.m., and will offer customers a variety of products from wireless phones to premium TV network subscriptions.

The grand opening of the GCI store comes on the heels of two other partnerships between GCI and the University of Alaska Anchorage: GCI is the official technology partner at the Alaska Airlines Center and the title sponsor of the Great Alaska Shootout. These sponsorships provide ongoing support for the University of Alaska Anchorage and its athletics department as well as the infrastructure to ensure that technology in the new state-of-the-art facility is seamless.

More information about GCI can be found at www.GCI.com.

About GCI 

GCI is the top provider of voice, data and video services in Alaska, through which consumers can experience entertainment everywhere. GCI is also the leading provider of communications services to enterprise customers, particularly large enterprise customers with complex data networking needs. The Alaska-based company is dedicated to providing the best in communication services, including the state’s largest wireless network, high-speed broadband, digital cable television and local telephone services. The company offers more than 1,200 TurboZone locations statewide to provide customers with more high-speed wireless capabilities. The Alaska-based company continuously supports community efforts, contributing to nonprofit organizations across the state. More information about GCI can be found at www.gci.com.

Media contact:
Lexie Mizeras, GCI