Alaska Communications (NASDAQ:ALSK) today announced its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.05 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable on April 18, 2012, to stockholders of record at the close of business March 30, 2012. The company had approximately 45.3 million shares of common stock outstanding as of February 15, 2012. About Alaska Communications Headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska Communications (NASDAQ: ALSK) is a leading provider of high-speed wireless, mobile broadband, Internet, local, long-distance and advanced data solutions for businesses and consumers in Alaska. The Alaska Communications network includes the most advanced wireline and wireless data and voice networks and the most diverse undersea fiber optic system connecting Alaska to the contiguous United States. For more information, visit www.alaskacommunications.com or www.alsk.com.