Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
General Communication Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
GCI Liberty
Penalty: 
$2,400,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
July 6, 2016
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
telecommunications violation
Violation Description: 

The Federal Communications Commission's Enforcement Bureau reached a $2.4 million settlement with General Communication, Inc. (GCI), resolving an investigation into five 911 service outages that occurred on the company's wireless network in various parts of Alaska between August 2008 and April 2016.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Federal Communications Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Alaska
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
telecommunications
Specific Industry of Parent: 
telecommunications
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Parent company note: 
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