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Eagan Co. Sold To Competitor For $820M

Call center rivals Stream Global Services and Convergys Corporation are expected to combine in the first quarter of 2014, which would create a company with about 125,000 employees at 135 different facilities.

January 07, 2014

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Enventis Reaches Settlement With So-Called “Patent Troll”

Acacia Research Corporation reached a settlement, the terms of which were not disclosed, after suing Enventis.

January 07, 2014

Skybridge Americas' headquarters

MN Call Center Lands New Clients, Adds 200 Jobs

Skybridge Americas, which is based in the western suburbs and was previously part of Carlson Marketing, is adding jobs after landing new clients and extending a key contract.

December 10, 2013

Minnesota pushes to make broadband access statewide by 2015

While many urban residents now take high-speed Internet access for granted, its arrival in remote parts of Minnesota is cause for celebration among rural business owners. But bringing broadband to...

December 01, 2013

$5.9 million loan readied to update, expand Delta Airlines call center

The ticket sales call center operated by Delta Airlines in Chisholm would be improved and modernized with a $5.9 million loan from the Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation Board. The Duluth...

November 05, 2013

CenturyLink headquarters

CenturyLink Workers’ Year-Long Labor Dispute Ends

CenturyLink and union officials said that they have reached a contract deal, which was ratified by union members and concludes more than a year of negotiations.

October 28, 2013

Can you hear me now?

Which Cell Carrier Offers The Best Local Coverage?

Can you hear me now?

October 25, 2013

CenturyLink's Louisiana headquarters

CenturyLink Workers To Vote On Tentative Contract Deal

This is the second time that a union negotiating team has reached a tentative deal with the company; union members, who are spread across 13 states, rejected the last offer.

October 14, 2013

Telecom Giant With MN Presence Plans 10K Job Cuts

Alcatel-Lucent declined to disclose whether any of the cuts will affect its Minnesota workers.

October 08, 2013

Twin Cities Data Center Projects Pick Up Steam

A CenturyLink unit is planning a new Shakopee project; some industry experts consider the Twin Cities to be “underserved” by modern data centers.

October 03, 2013

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