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MTA Announces Esports Partnership With Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District

December 9th, 2019

Palmer, Alaska – Dec. 9, 2019 – MTA, Alaska’s best choice for technology and communications products, announced today it will become the official “Esports Partner” of Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District (MSBSD), the second-largest school district in Alaska and home to 46 schools with a district-wide enrollment of over 19,000 students....

Co-Op Month: By the Community, For the Community

October 8th, 2019

With smoke clouds billowing and flames threatening infrastructure around the Mat-Su Valley, the fires that broke out this summer were devastating to our community. Yet, in the face of this loss and damage, our MTA employees, many of whom are residents of the Mat-Su Valley and the areas hardest hit by fires, were out on the ground, working hard to thoroughly ensure that reliable internet service ...

Registration Now Open for MTA’s Third Annual eUnlimited™ BYTE Gaming Tournament

August 21st, 2019

Palmer, Alaska – August 21, 2019 – MTA, Alaska’s best choice for technology and communications products, announced today that registration for the 2019 edition of its eUnlimited™ BYTE Gaming Tournament, the premier esports event in Alaska, is now open. The third annual eUnlimited™ tournament will be held Saturday, October 5, 2019 on the MTA Turf Arena at the Menard Sports Center in Wasilla, Alaska...

Fire Updates Within MTA Service Area

August 20th, 2019

MTA crew members are working hard to ensure connectivity in the Willow area impacted by fires. Ensuring the safety and connectivity of our members is very important to MTA. If you are in an area impacted by the recent fires and need to make account or payment arrangements, please contact us. We are committed to helping our members during this difficult time. Stay safe. This page will be update...

Alaska Technology Leader MTA Announces New 6,000-sq. ft Location In Wasilla, Continuing Expansion

July 16th, 2019

Palmer, Alaska – July 16, 2019 – MTA, Alaska’s best choice for technology and communications products, announced today that it will open a 6,000-sq. ft location in the Shoppes at Sun Mountain, the brand new, premier shopping destination in Wasilla, Alaska. MTA will become the preferred technology provider of the Shoppes, powering the entire complex with high-speed Wi-Fi access. ...

Strengthening Community Investment By Investing In Eagle River, One Slippery Salmon at a Time

July 12th, 2019

It’s the talk of the town, an event unmatched in scale – the Slippery Salmon Olympics, held annually at the Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce’s Bear Paw Festival, draws a significant crowd. And rightfully so – it takes a lot of skills to navigate an obstacle course, let alone while carrying a dinner tray, an empty can and a slippery salmon....

Cool Job Alert: Esports Coordinator

June 18th, 2019

Over the last several years, Alaska has become an emerging hub for esports, even making it into the local school curriculum and extracurricular team activities at more than two dozen high schools throughout the state. MTA has played a major proactive role in this rise, with our eUnlimited™ Gaming Tournament having grown into a fixture in Southeastern Alaska. We’ve encouraged the growth of esports...

Why MTA Is Helping Our Members Cut The Cord

May 16th, 2019

The way we watch TV is changing, and more and more people are ditching cable TV in favor of the increasing number of streaming services available at their fingertips. This cord-cutting is nothing new, but the trends we’ve seen have been ticking up faster and faster, indicating a major shift: Over the last eight years, cord-cutting in the U.S. has increased by 48 percent....

“One Ring” Scam Robocalls

May 3rd, 2019

The Federal Communications Commission is alerting consumers to reported waves of “One Ring” or “Wangiri” scam robocalls targeting specific area codes in bursts, often calling multiple times in the middle of the night. These calls are likely trying to prompt consumers to call the number back, often resulting in per minute toll charges similar to a 900 number. Consumers should not call these ...

MTA Fiber Holdings, LLC, to Build First All-Terrestrial Fiber Line to Connect Alaska with Contiguous U.S. and Beyond

May 1st, 2019

Palmer, Alaska – May 1, 2019 – MTA Fiber Holdings, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MTA, Alaska’s best choice for technology and communications products, announced today that it plans to build AlCan ONE (Alaska Canada Overland Network), the first and only all-terrestrial fiber network connecting Alaska to the contiguous United States and beyond. ...