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June 07, 2018
Mediacom Business Press Release

Mediacom Is Revolutionizing Small Businesses Across Iowa

Driving economic development by allowing virtual workplace collaboration with no geographic boundaries

Des Moines, IA – June 7, 2018 – Mediacom Business increased the broadband internet speeds for tens of thousands of its business customers nationwide in March of this year. On June 12, 2018, Mediacom will present an invitation-only Revolutionize Your Business Technology Showcase at The Forge in Des Moines, Iowa, to demonstrate to business owners, government officials, and technology innovators, how these faster internet speeds of 60, 100, 300 Mbps and 1 Gbps are giving small business owners across Iowa a competitive advantage in today’s “Gig Economy.”

Dan Templin, Senior Vice President of Mediacom Business, said technology thought leaders will provide an exclusive, in-depth look inside cutting-edge technology enabled by Gigabit bandwidth speeds, showing small business owners in Iowa how to leverage the infrastructure that made Iowa the #1 ranked state by U.S. News and World Report.

Subject matter experts will include special guest Debi Durham, Director of the Iowa Economic Development Authority; Mark Holtman, Head of Pillar Technology Labs at The Forge; Jeff Leget, Vice President of Information Technology at CableLabs, formed by the cable television industry to build the foundational technology that now connects communities and industries through research, development, and innovation; and Tom Cheli, CEO of Frequence, a developer of comprehensive, location-based digital advertising campaigns for brands and agencies.

Pillar Technology, a technology consulting company and leading provider of custom software solutions to Fortune 500 companies, will host the event at The Forge, its collaborative work space located in downtown Des Moines. Acknowledging this most recent broadband infrastructure enhancement made possible by Mediacom, Linc Kroeger, with Pillar Technology, said, “We utilize the Mediacom Business network because the office of the future can’t be limited by bandwidth, and the level of internet capacity they deliver is what ultimately drives economic growth."

The Revolutionize Your Business  Technology Showcase is an invitation-only event presented by Mediacom Business. For more information go to: or contact Emily In, Public Relations, Mediacom, (515) 697-6690,

About Mediacom Communications Corporation

Mediacom Communications Corporation is the 5th largest cable operator in the U.S. serving almost 1.4 million customers in smaller markets primarily in the Midwest and Southeast. Mediacom offers a wide array of information, communications and entertainment services to households and businesses, including video, high-speed data, phone, and home security and automation. Through Mediacom Business, the company provides innovative broadband solutions to commercial and public sector customers of all sizes and sells advertising and production services under the OnMedia brand. More information about Mediacom is available at

About Pillar Technology

Pillar Technology Group is a technology consulting company and leading provider of custom software solutions to Fortune 500 companies with more than 20 years of experience uncovering and executing industry-disrupting opportunities. The organization is made up of developers, engineers, designers, digital experience architects, and thought leaders who understand the business value of complex initiatives and solve complicated problems through exceptional digital solutions. Pillar’ s four physical Forge (collaborative work environment) locations include Columbus, Detroit, Des Moines, and a listening post in Silicon Valley. For more information, go to


Tom Larsen
Senior Vice President, Government & Public Relations
Mediacom Communications Corporation
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Beth Shaheen
Director, PR and Communications
Pillar Technology
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