Press Releases

North Carolina Signs On to Broadband Network for First Responders

AT&T will partner with FirstNet to build and operate the multimillion-dollar, high-speed wireless network as part of a federal program. The network will be designed to allow first responders to maintain communication during disasters and other large-scale events that could disable or disrupt other communication channels.  

North Carolina Looks to Innovative Solutions, Partnerships to Bridge Homework Gap

More than 70 policy-makers, educators, community leaders and stakeholders convened Wednesday to address digital inequity in North Carolina, focusing on the homework gap: the difficulty or inability of students who lack high-speed internet connectivity at home to complete homework assignments, compared to their classmates with access. 

Gov. McCrory Releases State Broadband Plan

Gov. Pat McCrory releases the State Broadband Plan to expand affordable high-speed internet access for students and businesses across North Carolina.