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NC releases its State broadband plan

“Released today, the [NC State broadband] plan outlines recommendations for the state to increase internet access, focusing on lowering infrastructure construction costs, preparing a 21st century workforce, increasing small business adoption, and expanding access for K-12 students at home.”

The link to the Press Release.

The link to the NC State Broadband Plan.


Fiber to the Beach House?

MCNC‘s Jean Davis talks with Lightreading about fiber growth across North Carolina.

View the link HERE.


Greensboro issues Broadband RFP

On Thursday, March 24, the cities of Greensboro, Burlington, and High Point, along with Guilford County, UNC Greensboro, NC A&T State University, and the Piedmont Triad Regional Council (PTRC) have become the latest NC partnership to issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) for enhanced broadband capacity. This collaboration, known as TriGig, asked Internet service providers to submit proposals forĀ  next-generation broadband infrastructure. See the press release HERE. See the RFP HERE. Download the RFP HERE.


Why Fast, Affordable, Modern Broadband is Critical for Rural NC

The Coalition for Local Internet Choice (‘CLIC’) summarizes the critical importance of truly modern broadband for rural North Carolina. View the article HERE.


AT&T is bringing Gigapower to Asheville

AT&T is bringing its gigabit fiber product, Gigapower, to Asheville. Check out the story HERE.