GCI offers iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus in Alaska

October 10, 2014

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA — GCI now offers iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the biggest advancements in iPhone history, allowing customers to connect with the latest devices on Alaska’s largest network.

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus feature two new models with stunning 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch Retina HD displays, packed with innovative technologies in an all-new dramatically thin and seamless design. The new iPhones feature a precision unibody enclosure of anodized aluminum that conforms seamlessly with the shaped glass of the display, delivering a bigger display in a design that is still comfortable to hold and easy to use.

Both models are better in every way and include: the Apple-designed A8 chip with second generation 64-bit desktop-class architecture for blazing fast performance and power efficiency; advanced iSight® and FaceTime® HD cameras; ultrafast wireless technologies; and Apple Pay™, an easier way to simply and securely make payments with just the touch of a finger.¹ iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus include iOS 8, the latest version of the world’s most advanced mobile operating system, featuring a simpler, faster and more intuitive user experience with new Messages and Photos features, QuickType™ keyboard, a new Health app, Family Sharing and iCloud Drive℠.

“At GCI, we are always excited to bring cutting edge technology to Alaskans, and we are thrilled to be able to do that with the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus,” said GCI Senior Vice President and General Manager of Consumer Services Paul Landes. “Devices like the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus paired with the largest wireless network in Alaska make it possible for GCI to offer the best communications and entertainment experience in the state. Customers who bring in their current smartphone can get a $100 trade in credit, making the iPhone 6 16GB free with a new or renewed two year contract”

For complete details, as well as additional information about GCI and trade-in restrictions, please visit www.gci.com. For more information on iPhone, please visit: www.apple.com/iphone.

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.

¹ Apple Pay will be available to iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus customers in the US as a free update to iOS 8 this October.

Greg Klimek, GCI
907-868-0847, gklimek@gci.com