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2020 MTA Gaming Tournament Announces Special Guest Gordon Hayward

October 30th, 2020

A while back, we teased the appearance of a special guest at our 2020 Virtual Gaming Tournament. As this year’s tournament nears, we’re excited to finally introduce you to this year’s special guest: NBA superstar and longtime esports enthusiast Gordon Hayward! That’s right, when Gordon is not sinking shots for the Celtics, he’s online and live streaming his numerous conquests as he plays Valorant....

2020 MTA Gaming Tournament Goes Virtual

September 30th, 2020

Esports have gained significant momentum throughout Alaska over the years and MTA is proud to continue leading this charge. Our annual esports tournament has played a critical role in deepening connections between education and technology while serving as a hub connecting Alaskans through competitive gaming and community building....

MTA Recognized by FCC as Honoree of the Inaugural Digital Opportunity Equity Recognition (DOER) Program

September 21st, 2020

MTA has been recognized by the FCC as an honoree of the inaugural Digital Opportunity Equity Recognition (DOER) Program for our efforts to close the digital divide during the COVID-19 pandemic. We couldn’t be more proud of this honor and want to give thanks to our employees who came together while apart by quickly mobilizing initiatives to ensure our communities remained connected...

From Student to Specialist: An Alaskan Tech Journey Leads to MTA Shield

September 18th, 2020

As a young high school graduate in Alaska, I always foresaw myself in a career utilizing technology to develop and bring new products and services to life. Today, I am fortunate to work for one of the state’s technology leaders, leading a team through the development of innovative software that would help make life better and safer for thousands of local individuals, families and businesses....

MTA Announces MTA Shield to Provide Device and WiFi Security for Members

August 20th, 2020

Palmer, Alaska – August 18, 2020 – MTA, Alaska’s best choice for technology and communications products, has announced the release of MTA Shield, a suite of three apps that puts members in charge of their WiFi and protects their devices. MTA Shield provides unique privacy features to keep members’ data private both at home and on the go, a variety of user management tools...

Bridging Virtual Victory with On-The-Ground Support: Giving Back to the Community with MTA Gaming

May 28th, 2020

On May 1, MTA Gaming successfully hosted the Virtual Victory esports tournament, its first official event under its new brand. Bringing Alaskans together to duke it out over Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, the event helped build connections and support our community during what is a difficult and isolated time for many. With nearly 40 gamers participating, a live Twitch stream and play-by-play ...

Planting the Seeds of Alaska’s Connected Future

May 27th, 2020

Today, MTA Fiber Holdings, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MTA, completed construction and officially commissioned AlCan ONE (Alaska Canada Overland Network), the first and only all-terrestrial fiber network connecting Alaska to the contiguous United States and beyond. AlCan ONE began construction in spring 2019, and with its completion, it establishes a secure, reliable fiber connection to any point...

MTA Fiber Holdings Completes AlCan ONE, Historic First All-Terrestrial Fiber Line That Will Improve Alaska’s Connectivity

May 26th, 2020

Palmer, Alaska – May 26, 2020 – MTA Fiber Holdings, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MTA, Alaska’s best choice for technology and communications products, has officially completed construction and commenced operation of AlCan ONE (Alaska Canada verland Network), the first and only all-terrestrial fiber network connecting Alaska to the contiguous United States and beyond....

Scholarships for Alaska’s Future | MTA Foundation

January 30th, 2020

Over the last few weeks, we’ve been excited to roll out the refreshed MTA Foundation, which serves to grow talent, promote technology awareness and boost economic development and entrepreneurship in our service area and throughout the great state of Alaska. (It also has a wonderful new website!) Who knows what Alaska would look like if its current business leaders didn’t receive any training ...

MTA Fiber Holdings Wins ‘Outstanding Wireline Company‘ Award for Landmark AlCan ONE Project

January 28th, 2020

Palmer, Alaska – January 28, 2020 – MTA Fiber Holdings (MTAFH), a wholly-owned subsidiary of MTA, Alaska’s best choice for technology and communications products, announced today it is the recipient of the 2020 Outstanding Wireline Company Award from the Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) for its construction and completion of AlCan ONE (Alaska Canada Overland Network), ...