Arctic communities prepare for new high speed fiber optic internet

KOTZEBUE, Alaska Arctic communities are preparing for a flood of new technological potential as fiber optic internet connectivity moves closer to reality.

Six communities are positioned to benefit from a high-speed internet project expected to break ground this summer. Anchorage based company Quintillion says workers will begin laying cable from Fairbanks to Prudhoe Bay, wrapping around the arctic coast to Nome.

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