General Communication, Inc. provides a range of wireless, data, video, voice, and managed services to residential customers, businesses, governmental entities, and educational and medical institutions under the GCI brand primarily in Alaska. It operates through two segments, Wireless and Wireline. The Wireless segment offers wholesale wireless services and products that provide network transport and access to company s wireless network for wireless carriers. This segment sells its products through direct contact marketing. The Wireline segment offers a range of retail wireless, data, video, and voice services to residential customers; wireless, data, video, voice, and managed services to businesses, governmental entities, and educational institutions; wholesale data and voice services to common carrier customers; and regulated voice services to residential and commercial customers in rural communities primarily in Southwest Alaska. It sells its services through call center, direct mail and television advertising, Internet and local media advertising, and retail stores. The company also sells wireless handsets to retail customers. As of December 31, 2016, it had 222,500 wireless subscribers, 140,800 cable modem subscribers, and 125,800 basic video subscribers. General Communication, Inc. was founded in 1979 and is based in Anchorage, Alaska.