Day: April 20, 2017

Internet improvements bode well for location-neutral workers in Haines

A number of Haines residents make a living with ‘location-neutral’ jobs. For many of those people, a reliable internet connection is essential for their work. So, in January, when Alaska Power and Telephone rolled out new internet packages following its Lynn Canal fiber optic project, internet-reliant workers were paying attention. “I would call this a home office, that’s my kitchen table but there’s no kitchen involved, it’s covered in gear,” said Gene Cornelius. “We’ve got 2 HD monitors, there’s a 5K monitor laptop that’s usually cranking out raw video.” Cornelius is a stock footage videographer. He films everything from sunsets...

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