GCI offers rugged Monster™ SuperStar BackFloat speakers in retail locations statewide

July 7, 2015

Anchorage, Alaska – GCI is excited to announce that the rugged Monster™ BackFloat Bluetooth Speaker in now available in retail locations statewide. With the Monster BackFloat speaker, Alaskans planning a weekend on the water at Big Lake, camping in the Interior backcountry or traveling the many rivers that connect towns and villages across the state, can experience it all to the beat of their own music without any worries.

Ideal for any outdoor Alaska adventure, the floating wireless speaker can withstand being partially submerged and is completely shockproof. Now available at all 38 GCI stores statewide for $149.95, its features include:

  • Two built-in waterproof speakers
  • 100 percent pure Monster sound
  • Shockproof, rugged silicon shell
  • Built-in microphone for hands-free calls

“GCI is always looking for innovative technology products to bring to Alaska, and we’re excited to bring the BackFloat speaker to our customers at a time of year when we spend a lot of time outdoors,” said GCI Senior Vice President and General Manager of Consumer Services Paul Landes. “The BackFloat speaker makes the perfect travel partner and will withstand almost any condition Alaskans throw at it.”

In 2014, GCI began carrying Monster’s high-performance products to provide Alaska customers with the highest level of sound quality for their mobile devices. GCI offers a variety of audio accessories and products from Monster including SuperStar™ portable speakers and PowerCard™ portable chargers as well as several of the company’s critically acclaimed headphone lines, such as Monster DNA™, NTune™ and iSport™ fitness headphones.

In addition to being available at all GCI stores, Monster BackFloat speakers can be purchased through GCI’s customer call center at 1-800-800-4800. Speakers are deliverable anywhere in Alaska where the U.S. Postal Service offers delivery. For a full list of Monster products offered by GCI, visit www.GCI.com/wireless/accessories.

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 1,300 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.


Brian Hwang, GCI Wireless Inventory Manager