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WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE DO
The Broadband Infrastructure Office (BroadbandIO) was established by the State Chief Information Officer (SCIO) in 2015 as a statewide resource for broadband access, first responder communications and classroom connectivity initiatives led by the State of North Carolina.
BroadbandIO aligns NC Broadband, the statewide effort to expand high-speed Internet access, with the FirstNet public safety initiative for improved resource-sharing across state agencies. The centralized and streamlined Office provides the opportunity to work across agencies and identify infrastructure development needs across North Carolina.
Our mission includes creating the nation’s first giga-state by 2020, expanding broadband access to underserved communities, and supporting digital learning by extending Wi-Fi access to every classroom in the State. We also provide policy recommendations and guidance to government leaders and key stakeholders to foster digital infrastructure expansion, adoption, and use.
CENTRALIZED AND STREAMLINED
SUPPORTING COMMUNITY CONNECTIVITY
PLANNING AND POLICY
BROADBAND IN NC
STATS & FACTS
# OF N.C. HOUSEHOLDS THAT HAVE ACCESS TO HIGH-SPEED INTERNET
# OF N.C. HOUSEHOLDS WHO HAVE ADOPTED HIGH-SPEED INTERNET
# OF BROADBAND PROVIDERS ACROSS N.C. INCLUDING MULTIPLE TECHNOLOGY TYPES
TOTAL FUNDING TO EXPAND WI-FI ACCESS TO CLASSROOMS ACROSS THE STATE
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Broadband Infrastructure Office
301 N. Wilmington St., Raleigh, NC 27601