Press Releases

Interactive Map Helps Residents Find Low-Cost, Free Internet Service Options

The N.C. Department of Information Technology’s Broadband Infrastructure Office has developed an interactive map to help North Carolina residents find free and low-cost internet and mobile service offerings in their area. The online map is updated daily with new offerings, which include free public Wi-Fi access points for remote learning and working.

More High-Speed Internet Coming to Rural NC

Governor Roy Cooper announced high-speed internet will expand in in Columbus County thanks to a$7.9 million federal ReConnect Pilot Program grant.

State Broadband Office Publishes Homework Gap Report

Eric Boyette, secretary of the N.C. Department of Information Technology and state chief information officer, announced today the release of the “The Homework Gap in North Carolina,” a report that provides communities with strategies to bridge the homework gap that occurs when students are assigned homework that requires internet access but lack an internet connection at home.