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Archive of: Telecommunication Biz Report

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Augmented reality firm opens

After working remotely for Rapid Imaging Software in New Mexico for 15 years, Mount Horeb native David Geissler has purchased the augmented reality company from Mike Abernathy, its retired founder, and moved the headquarters to his hometown.

January 2018

Brookings Institute: Madison No. 10

The Madison metropolitan area ranked No. 10 in the Brookings Institution’s November 2017 report titled, “Digitalization and the American Workforce.”

December 2017

2018 IB Executive of the Year winners announced

In Business magazine has announced the 2018 Executive of the Year Award recipients.

December 2017

City terminates internet contract

The city of Madison has terminated a $512,000 contract it signed with ResTech Services, which was hired to implement a “Connecting Madison” pilot program to provide internet services to four low-income neighborhoods.

December 2017

TDS to acquire Merrimac system

TDS Metrocom, a subsidiary of TDS Telecom, entered into a purchase agreement with Merrimac Communications in Merrimac, Wis. to acquire its communications network and business, which currently serves 6,000 homes across parts of Sauk, Columbia, and Dane counties.

November 2017

Pitch Olympics award GymDandy and Pyxsee

The results of the Elevator Pitch Olympics at this year’s Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium produced two startup winners: Madison-based GymDandy and Pyxsee, based in Oshkosh.

November 2017

Demand high for cyber security jobs

Looking for a job? Consider this: In the 12-month period ending in September 2017, Wisconsin had 2,656 cybersecurity job openings.

November 2017

Foxconn contract approved

On an 8–2 vote, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. (WEDC) approved a $3 billion Foxconn contract that comes with a personal guarantee from Foxconn’s CEO, Terry Gou, to assume 25% of any penalties (“clawbacks”) should the company fall short of contract terms including failing to meet minimum hiring thresholds.

November 2017

Foxconn plant site set

Foxconn Technology Group has selected a location in Mount Pleasant, between Racine and Kenosha and just off Highways 94/41.

October 2017

Baycom, CC&N establish joint Madison office

Two affiliates in the OwnersEdge Inc. portfolio are combining offices. CC&N and BAYCOM will close their current Madison offices and combine into one new regional office at 4009 Felland Drive, #116, in Madison on Oct. 2.

September 2017
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