Tlingit & Haida will start wireless internet pilot project in Wrangell
January 6, 2022
Wrangell has been selected for the initial start-up of Tidal Network, a newly formed enterprise of the Central Council of the Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska that will bring wireless broadband internet service to underserved areas.
The new service could start in Wrangell by late spring.
The Central Council plans eventually to extend the new service throughout much of Southeast.
The focus is to reach homes and businesses that lack access to reliable internet service, Chris Cropley, a network architect with the Central Council, said last Friday. “If you’ve got cable, there are not...