FOURTH AMENDMENT TO
CONTRACT FOR ALASKA ACCESS SERVICES
This FOURTH AMENDMENT to the CONTRACT FOR ALASKA ACCESS SERVICES is made effective
this 1st day of January, 1999, between GENERAL COMMUNICATION, INC. and its wholly owned
subsidiary, GCI COMMUNICATION CORP., an Alaska corporation (together "GCI") with offices located at
2550 Denali Street, Suite 1000, Anchorage, Alaska 99503-2781, and MCI TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CORPORATION, a Delaware corporation, ("MCI") with offices located at 1801 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.,
Washington, DC 20006.
WHEREAS, GCI and MCI entered into that certain Contract for Alaska Access Services dated January 1,
1993, as amended by the First Amendment to Contract for Alaska Access Services dated March 1, 1996, and
the Third Amendment (1) to Contract for Alaska Access Services, effective on March 1, 1998 (collectively, the
WHEREAS, On September 14, 1998 MCI Communications Corporation (the parent company of MCI) and
WorldCom, Inc. merged to create MCI WORLDCOM, Inc., and as a result of such merger, MCI is now an
affiliate of WorldCom Network Services, Inc. ("WNS"); and
WHEREAS, GCI, MCI and WNS desire to amend the Agreement to add WNS as a party to the Agreement
and to further modify the Agreement in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth herein.
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the premises and the mutual agreements herein contained, and other
good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, the parties agree
1. Definition of Terms. All capitalized terms used in this Fourth Amendment but not defined herein shall have the
meanings given to such terms in the Agreement.
2. New Definitions. Section 1 of the Agreement is hereby amended to add the following new definitions:
"H. ********: WNS MTS traffic that originates outside of Alaska and is sent to GCI for termination in Alaska."
"I. ******** Alaska ******** and ******** Services: ******** and ******** services obtained from