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GCI, SPRINT SIGN THREE-YEAR AGREEMENT

 ANCHORAGE, Alaska, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- General Communication Inc. (GCI) (NASDAQ: GNCMA) and Sprint have signed a three-year contract to transport telephone calls between Alaska and the Lower 48 states, GCI said today.
 "GCI acts as a carrier's carrier in Alaska and acts on behalf of many Lower 48 long-distance companies in Alaska," said Wilson Hughes, GCI executive vice president and general manager. "Sprint has been and continues to be a valued GCI customer and we look forward to continuing our five-year relationship with the company."
 In a separate three-year agreement, Sprint also has been designated as GCI's primary international telephone call carrier.
 GCI, an Alaska-based long-distance company, provides service to more than 80,000 customers.
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 /CONTACT: Linda Duck of GCI, 907-265-5600; or Bonnie Bernholz of Bernholz & Graham, 907-561-4488, for GCI/
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