Microcom timeline

Microcom has been leading the way in satellite communications in Alaska and Hawaii for more than 25 years. Our years of dedication to customer service and competition have allowed all multi-channel video service consumers in both states to see a benefit from our work. Microcom is proud of its innovative solutions to our customers' communications needs, which have brought about many "firsts" in the satellite industry.

  • 1984
    august
    August 1984 First 24 Hr/Day live TV broadcast in Alaska from system installed by Microcom
  • 1988
    november
    Completion of the Alyeska Pipeline Ku Band Satellite system
  • 1996
    june
    First DBS Satellite System Installed In Alaska
  • 2001
    july
    Microcom installs first cable modem system in rural Alaska
  • 2004
    june
    DISH Network selects Microcom as the regional service provider for Hawaii
  • 2006
    june
    Microcom opens new office in Kapolei, HI
  • 2008
    march
    Microcom opens Fairbanks office
  • 2010
    september
    Microcom selected as the Bill Bliven Small Business of the Year by the Alaska State Chamber of Commerce
  • 2011
    may
    Opening of New office in Coeur'd'Alene, ID
  • 2012
    june
    Microcom sponsor the 2012 Slam'n Salm'n King Fishing Derby
  • 2013
    may
    Microcom sponsors 2013 Lemonade Day in Alaska
  • 2014
    january
    Microcom opens new Satellite TV & Internet Superstore in Anchorage
  • 2014
    december
    Microcom receives the 2014 Exede National SI Dealer of the Year Award
  • 1988
    august
    Installation of Antennas For PDI now owned by GCI
  • 1990
    july
    Completion of CATV system on top of Little Diomede AK.
  • 2000
    april
    Microcom opens office in Kailua-Kona Hi
  • 2002
    march
    Microcom installs first dual use CATV/QAM distribution system at Hualalai Resort on Kona Coast
  • 2005
    july
    DISH Network selects Microcom as the regional service provider for Alaska
  • 2007
    april
    Microcom selected by DIRECTV as the home service provider for Alaska
  • 2009
    november
    Microcom opens new office/warehouse in Anchorage
  • 2011
    january
    Opening of New Palmer Office Warehouse
  • 2012
    april
    Microcom performs first installation of Exede satellite internet system in Alaska
  • 2013
    february
    Microcom opens new office on the Kenai Peninsula in Soldotna, AK
  • 2013
    june
    Microcom continues sponsoring the Slam'n Salm'n Fishing Derby in 2013
  • 2014
    september
    Microcom celebrates 30 years of service! In business since 1984.
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