3G

Bethel residents line up to receive McDonald's cheesburgers from GCI.

Bethel residents line up to receive McDonald’s cheesburgers from GCI.

GCI celebrated the launch of 3G data service in Bethel by flying in 6 thousand McDonald’s cheeseburgers. The Friday lunchtime crowd stretched out and around the parking lot of the Long House Hotel.

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The Newly Erected GCI Cellular Tower on Ptarmigan Street. --Courtesy of GCI

The Newly Erected GCI Cellular Tower on Ptarmigan Street. — Courtesy of GCI

The same week that GCI turned 3G on in Bethel, attorneys served them with a lawsuit. It alleges that GCI over-promised and under-delivered on its wireless, smart phone and data-plans.

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