ANCHORAGE (AP) -- Alaska Communications Systems has received state regulatory approval to change the names of its subsidiaries that operate within Alaska.
The changes approved by the Regulatory Commission of Alaska will affect phone companies serving more than 70 communities throughout Alaska, including Anchorage, Juneau, Kenai and Soldotna.
The telephone companies that did business as PTI Communications, Telephone Utilities of the Northland, Telephone Utilities of Alaska and ATU Long Distance will now do business as ACS or ACS Local Service.
The company will begin making the transition on customer bills within the next 30 days.
ACS serves 330,000 access lines and 74,000 cellular customers throughout the state.
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