Mediacom Communications reports the company’s discounted broadband service, Connect2Compete, is now providing service to more than 1,000 low-income families with K-12 students, including 256 families in Iowa. The program partners with national nonprofit EveryoneOn to provide affordable, high-speed service to students who qualify for the National School Lunch program. Currently, 62 Iowa communities have eligible […]

TAI Chairwoman Erin Rollenhagen and TAI President Brian Waller tag-team the awards during last week’s Prometheus Awards, presented by the Technology Association of Iowa and LWBJ. Photo contributed by TAI The Technology Association of Iowa and LWBJ have given this year’s Prometheus Awards to a slate of innovative companies and individuals, including venture capital fund […]

When Marc Meyer founded the video security management startup Inteconnex in Cedar Rapids eight years ago, it was expected that the web-based cameras could serve security needs for systems like Mercy Medical Center, or Lincoln, Nebraska’s traffic surveillance needs. Today, Inteconnex’s biggest growth is with universities and k-12 schools in Iowa, Nebraska and Colorado, CBS2/FOX […]

President Donald Trump has signed into law a new rural wireless access bill first introduced to the U.S. House by Iowa Rep. Dave Loebsack. The Rural Wireless Access Act will require the Federal Communications Commission to develop new maps for wireless coverage, reports the Corridor Business Journal. Those maps are used to award subsidies to […]