MHTA — Comcast has launched a new internet service that delivers speeds of 1 gigabit internet in the Twin Cities; their phased activation will deliver these same speeds across their entire Twin Cities service area over the next couple of months, meaning all homes across Twin Cities will have access to gigabit service.
Comcast launches gigabit internet in Twin Cities
AT&T Brings Faster Network to Southwest Minnesota
MHTA — AT&T* recently announced that is has made 26 individual network updates to cell towers on its 4G LTE network in 25 southwest Minnesota communities.
Venture capital investment at $85 million in Q3-2017
MHTA — Minnesota companies raised $85 million in venture capital in the third quarter of 2017, according to data from PricewaterhouseCoopers and CB Insights.
Meet the 2017 MN Cup Grand Prize Winner
MHTA — MN Cup, the nation’s largest statewide entrepreneurial contest, has announced MicroOptx, Inc. as its 2017 grand prize winner. The Life Science/Health IT division champion, MicroOptx, was awarded the $50,000 grand prize at the 13tth annual MN Cup awards celebration. The winning venture was revealed at a ceremony Monday evening, Oct. 9, at the University of Minnesota’s McNamara Alumni Center. The Autonomous Tractor Corporation won second place at the awards ceremony, with a $20,000 prize.
Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment receives Lead Gift for Major Upgrade
MHTA — The Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment – a Minnesota product – provides an accessible, effective, low-cost means to assess the digital literacy and basic computer skills of adults needing a certificate for employment or to access higher education. In just a few years, the nonprofit online assessment has been completed over 2,000,000 times, and is in use at nearly 500 paid sponsor sites in 38 states and territories.