Telecommunication

Zoom zombies?

One advantage of so many workers opting not to return to the office in person full time might be the end of long, boring, “why-was-I-even-invited-to-this-meeting” meetings that so many of us have sat through.

Spectrum offers free advertising to minority businesses

In partnership with several regional SCORE Mentors groups, as well as local chambers and multicultural associations, Spectrum Reach is offering a Pay It Forward program in which select minority-owned businesses receive complimentary advertising and marketing resources this spring.

Evers earmarks $100M for broadband access

In the largest single round of broadband investment in Wisconsin’s history, Gov. Tony Evers has announced a $100 million investment for broadband access applications from the first round of federal funding.

WKOW sold to Allen Media

Gray Television Inc. reached an agreement to divest certain television stations currently owned by Quincy Media Inc. to Allen Media Broadcasting LLC  for $380 million.

County to address rural internet gaps

The Dane County Board has voted unanimously to create a broadband task force that will investigate how to expand the county’s rural broadband infrastructure.

Foxconn, state reach new agreement

Taiwan-based electronics manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group has negotiated a new deal with Gov. Tony Evers for a scaled-back manufacturing facility in exchange for reduced tax breaks.

Singlewire partners with Zoom Phone

Madison-based Singlewire Software, a mass notification service provider, has partnered with Zoom Video Communications Inc. to provide integration between Zoom Phone and Singlewire’s InformaCast mass notification software.

FOX Sports Wisconsin to rebrand

FOX Sports Wisconsin, the network televising Milwaukee Brewers and Milwaukee Bucks games, will change its name to Bally Sports Wisconsin.

Take Five: Will Super Bowl ads be super?

With a prime 30-second spot going for about $5.5 million, some advertisers are reluctant to fork over all that money at a time when the nation is suffering through a pandemic.

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