Residents react to next year's GCI email shutdown
August 9, 2023
GCI, Alaska’s largest telecommunications company, will end its email service in mid-2024. At that point, customers will no longer be able to access their accounts and will have to transition to new providers.
Reaction among Wrangell users is varied.
August Schultz has had a GCI email for “as long as GCI had email,” he said. The company has offered the service since the 1990s.
Schultz has been satisfied with his email and was surprised to learn that it will shut down next year. “They (GCI) didn’t email me, they didn’t send anything about it,” he said. “Usually, they tell peo...