MTA News & Alerts

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. ...

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....

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...

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....

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 ...

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. ...

Palmer, Alaska – April 10, 2019 – MTA, Alaska’s best choice for technology and communications products, announced today it is the recipient of a 2019 Best in Class Provider Award from the Broadband Multimedia Marketing Association (BMMA) for its marketing efforts around MTA’s eUnlimited™ Gaming Series, which includes an annual gaming tournament. ...

Palmer, Alaska – February 26, 2019 – MTA, Alaska’s premier technology company, announced that its Palmer-based headquarters is the recipient of a Green Star® award from the Alaska Forum on the Environment, highlighting the company’s active leadership in and longstanding commitment to waste reduction, energy conservation and pollution prevention within the workplace. ...

Cross Talk

February 8th, 2019

Crosstalk: MTA customers have recently experienced calls not being completed correctly. In some cases, they are connecting to a call that is not the person they are calling and they are overhearing another conversation, which is called cross-talk. Our network partner has identified the problem and is working to correct this serious issue. Until the issue is resolved completely, ...

Palmer, Alaska – January 9, 2019 – MTA, Alaska’s premier technology company, announced the appointment of Alaska business and real estate veteran Ken Kincaid to its Board of Directors. Kincaid, a 35-year MTA member, has most recently served on the Board of Directors for the Mat-Su Health Foundation (MSHF), where he was brought on to help navigate the complex purchase of an additional ownership ...