Alaska Communications Systems Wins Telly Awards for Advertising

Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. (ACS) (NASDAQ:ALSK) today announced it won two Telly Awards for its advertising efforts.

Founded in 1978, the Telly Awards honor excellence in local, regional and cable TV commercials. Non-broadcast video and TV program categories were later added. With over 200 categories, the Telly is one of the most sought-after awards by industry leaders, from large international firms to local production companies and ad agencies.

ACS received Bronze awards for two TV spots that aired in 2007. One spot showcased the Motorola SLVR and was timed for Valentines Day; the other featured ACS launch of the Motorola Q smartphone. The award categories are Silver, Bronze and Honorable Mention.

Im very honored that the creative efforts of my talented team have gained national recognition by the Telly judges. They routinely produce superior work but these awards really validate their achievements, said Connie Dorman, ACS marketing director.

About Alaska Communications Systems

Headquartered in Anchorage, ACS is Alaskas leading provider of broadband and other wireline and wireless solutions to Enterprise and mass market customers. The ACS wireline operations include the states most advanced data networks and, with the acquisition of Crest Communications and build of the AKORN fiber, will be the only company with a geographically diverse undersea fiber optic network connecting Alaska to the contiguous United States. The ACS wireless operations rely on the only statewide 3G network, reaching across Alaska from the North Slope to Ketchikan, with coverage extended via the best CDMA carriers in the Lower 49 and Canada. By investing in the fastest-growing market segments and attracting the highest-quality customers, ACS seeks to drive top and bottom-line growth, while continually improving customer experience and cost structure through process improvement. More information can be found on the company's website at or at its investor site at


Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc.
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