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GCI fiber-optic cable reaches Wrangell

WRANGELL, ALASKA GCI contractors starting laying the $30 million fiber-optic cable on Monday. They started in Ketchikan and reached Wrangell by Tuesday. The entire cable measures 750 miles and will connect parts of southeast Alaska to the Alaska United Line, which currently connects the state to the lower 48.
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