BTOP Homepage

Welcome to the MCNC BTOP Web Space!

This area is designed to provide information related to MCNC's Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) awards and activities.

Get to know BTOP and the GLRBI
MCNC is working on a $144 million expansion of the North Carolina Research and Education Network with efforts expected to be complete by 2013. This initiative is labeled the Golden LEAF Rural Broadband Initiative (GLRBI).

Visit the BTOP Background page to learn more about both awards and impacts.


MCNC BTOP Program Booklet

Take advantage of an online overview of MCNC and the GLRBI.


BTOP Progress Reports

Stay informed on the work underway in multiple locations throughout N.C.


BTOP Progress Map

Engage with an interactive map to view the status of each fiber route.


BTOP Construction Progress

Learn about our construction progress on various segments.


BTOP Multimedia

Check out blogs, photos, video, audio, and various downloads and information.


MCNC Glossary of Terms & Resource Guide

Gain a better understanding of MCNC common terms used for broadband connectivity.