Press Releases

Thursday, March 28, 2024

Expanded High-Speed Internet Access Coming to Seven N.C. Counties N.C. Broadband Division Posts Scopes of Work for the Completing Access to Broadband Program

The NCDIT Division of Broadband and Digital Equity today posted Completing Access to Broadband (CAB) program scopes of work to expand high-speed internet access to unserved and underserved homes and businesses.
Thursday, March 28, 2024

The NCDIT Division of Broadband and Digital Equity today posted Completing Access to Broadband (CAB) program scopes of work to expand high-speed internet access to unserved and underserved homes and businesses.

Friday, March 22, 2024

Beaufort, Caldwell and Chatham Counties to Receive Expanded High-Speed Internet Access NC Broadband Division Posts Scopes of Work for the Completing Access to Broadband Program

The NCDIT Division of Broadband and Digital Equity today posted Completing Access to Broadband (CAB) program scopes of work to expand high-speed internet access to unserved and underserved homes and businesses.
Friday, March 22, 2024

The NCDIT Division of Broadband and Digital Equity today posted Completing Access to Broadband (CAB) program scopes of work to expand high-speed internet access to unserved and underserved homes and businesses.

Thursday, March 21, 2024

Expanded High-Speed Internet Access Coming to Haywood, McDowell, Pitt, Union and Wake Counties NC Broadband Division Posts Scopes of Work for the Completing Access to Broadband Program

The NCDIT Division of Broadband and Digital Equity today posted Completing Access to Broadband (CAB) program scopes of work to expand high-speed internet access to unserved and underserved homes and businesses.
Thursday, March 21, 2024

The NCDIT Division of Broadband and Digital Equity today posted Completing Access to Broadband (CAB) program scopes of work to expand high-speed internet access to unserved and underserved homes and businesses.

Tuesday, March 12, 2024

NCDIT Deputy Secretary Nate Denny Named to FCC’s Intergovernmental Advisory Committee

Nate Denny, deputy secretary for broadband and digital equity for the N.C. Department of Information Technology, has been appointed to the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Intergovernmental Advisory Committee as the designee for Gov. Roy Cooper.
Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Nate Denny, deputy secretary for broadband and digital equity for the N.C. Department of Information Technology, has been appointed to the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Intergovernmental Advisory Committee as the designee for Gov. Roy Cooper.

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

NC Broadband Division Prequalifies Internet Service Providers for Multiple State Broadband Expansion Programs

The NCDIT Division of Broadband and Digital Equity today announced the internet service providers that have been prequalified to participate in multiple state broadband expansion programs, including the Completing Access to Broadband, Broadband Pole Replacement and Stop-Gap Solutions programs.
Wednesday, February 07, 2024

The NCDIT Division of Broadband and Digital Equity today announced the internet service providers that have been prequalified to participate in multiple state broadband expansion programs, including the Completing Access to Broadband, Broadband Pole Replacement and Stop-Gap Solutions programs.

Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Organizations Across the State Apply for Digital Champion Grants to Help North Carolinians in All 100 Counties Access High-Speed Internet NCDIT Program Will Award $14 Million in Grants to Community Service, Nonprofit, Higher Education and Regional Organizations for Digital Equity Projects

Wednesday, January 31, 2024

A new program through the N.C. Department of Information Technology’s (NCDIT) Office of Digital Equity and Literacy will award $14 million in grants to community organizations to help North Carolinians afford high-speed internet, obtain digital devices and access digital literacy resources. The Digital Champions grant program has received 230 applications from community service, nonprofit, higher education and regional organizations requesting more than $150 million in funding from the $14 million program, demonstrating the strong need for more digital equity resources in the state.

Thursday, January 18, 2024

Gov. Cooper Joins President Biden to Announce $82 Million in New Investments to Connect Thousands of North Carolinians to High-Speed Internet

Governor Roy Cooper joined President Joe Biden in Raleigh today to announce $82 million in new investments from the American Rescue Plan’s Capital Projects Fund that will connect at least 16,000 North Carolina homes and businesses to high-speed internet as part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s Investing in America agenda.
Thursday, January 18, 2024

Governor Roy Cooper joined President Joe Biden in Raleigh today to announce $82 million in new investments from the American Rescue Plan’s Capital Projects Fund that will connect at least 16,000 North Carolina homes and businesses to high-speed internet as part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s Investing in America agenda.

Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Governor Cooper Urges Congressional Leaders to Support the Bipartisan Affordable Connectivity Extension Act 877,255 N.C. Households Rely on the Affordable Connectivity Program to Get Internet Service and Stay Connected

Governor Roy Cooper today urged Congressional leaders to support the bipartisan Affordable Connectivity Extension Act. This legislation will provide $7 billion to continue the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) and ensure millions of low-income U.S. households stay connected to reliable high-speed internet when current funding is projected to end in mid-2024.
Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Governor Roy Cooper today urged Congressional leaders to support the bipartisan Affordable Connectivity Extension Act. This legislation will provide $7 billion to continue the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) and ensure millions of low-income U.S. households stay connected to reliable high-speed internet when current funding is projected to end in mid-2024.

Friday, December 1, 2023

North Carolina’s Draft Digital Equity Plan Now Available for Public Comment Provides strategies to address high-speed internet affordability, access to devices and digital literacy for all North Carolinians

The NCDIT Division of Broadband and Digital Equity is seeking public comment by noon on Jan. 2, 2024, on the draft North Carolina Digital Equity Plan, which will address high-speed internet affordability, access to devices and digital literacy for all North Carolinians over the next five years.
Friday, December 01, 2023

The NCDIT Division of Broadband and Digital Equity is seeking public comment by noon on Jan. 2, 2024, on the draft North Carolina Digital Equity Plan, which will address high-speed internet affordability, access to devices and digital literacy for all North Carolinians over the next five years.

Thursday, November 30, 2023

Application Deadline Extended for State’s Digital Champion Grant Program Community service, nonprofit, higher education and regional organizations now have through Jan. 22, 2024, to apply for $14 million in funds for digital equity projects

The NCDIT Division of Broadband and Digital Equity today announced that qualified community service, nonprofit, higher education and regional organizations now have until Jan. 22, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. to apply for Digital Champion grants to help North Carolinians afford high-speed internet, obtain digital devices and access digital literacy resources.
Thursday, November 30, 2023

The NCDIT Division of Broadband and Digital Equity today announced that qualified community service, nonprofit, higher education and regional organizations now have until Jan. 22, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. to apply for Digital Champion grants to help North Carolinians afford high-speed internet, obtain digital devices and access digital literacy resources.