- Language: English
- Published: December 2012
- Region: Great Britain, United Kingdom
Summary: GCI Inc.
- Published: April 2009
- Standard & Poors
The ratings on Anchorage, Alaska-based GCI Inc. reflect its significant exposure to the highly competitive Alaskan telecom market, lack of geographic diversity, uncertain growth prospects for new investment projects, and elevated leverage. Tempering factors include GCI's well-positioned incumbent cable TV business and limited competition from direct-to-home (DTH) satellite services, its dominant market share in the network access business, and bundled service offerings, which help improve customer retention. GCI primarily offers telecom and cable TV services in Alaska. While the local telecom business has shown impressive growth, including attaining a wireline penetration almost equal to the incumbent telecom provider, Alaska Communications Systems Holdings Inc. (ACS) in a number of major Alaskan markets, GCI still faces highly competitive conditions. To improve customer...
Companies mentioned in this report are: GCI Inc.
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