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Instructors describe CeCTO experience

2015-12-16 - On the eleventh day of the 12 Days of Broadband, we circle back to a great summer conversation with the two instructors of the Certified Educational Chief Technology Officer (CeCTO) program. Read More

White House promotes cybersecurity information sharing

2015-12-15 - On the tenth day of the 12 Days of Broadband, we spotlight cyber-attacks as a major threat to our way of life in North Carolina and the United States. Read More

FCC wants to help poorest pay for Internet access

2015-12-11 - On the ninth day of the 12 Days of Broadband, we look back to summer when the Federal Communications Commission voted to consider how eligible Americans could purchase Internet access using government funds, a move that clearly recognizes high-speed Internet as a key to pulling the poor out of poverty. Read More

North Carolina invests millions into big data

2015-12-10 - On the seventh day of the 12 Days of Broadband, we spotlight a multi-million dollar investment by North Carolina and the UNC system this year that aims to change the way businesses, government agencies and universities think about data and the use of data to solve problems throughout the state. Read More

K-12 education urged to support R&E networks

2015-12-08 - On the sixth day of the 12 Days of Broadband, we highlight a report released this fall by NMC and Internet2 encouraging K-12 education to embrace the power of today’s R&E networks. Read More

President Obama’s Broadband Opportunity Council

2015-12-07 - On the fourth day of the 12 Days of Broadband, we examine President Barack Obama’s new broadband council announced in March with goals of increasing investments in high-speed connectivity and lowering deployment barriers this year. Read More

Google Fiber breaks ground across Triangle

2015-12-07 - On the fifth day of the 12 Days of Broadband, we turn our attention to Google Fiber and the impacts soon to be seen in the Triangle. Read More

E-Rate reboot pays off for schools and libraries

2015-12-04 - On the third day of the <em>12 Days of Broadband</em>, we turn our focus to E-Rate. In May, the FCC said schools and libraries throughout the country would receive full funding for their E-Rate program requests this year as a result of budget changes and the modernization policy adopted in 2014. Read More

Departing CIO leaves high-speed legacy in Raleigh

2015-12-02 - On the second day of the 12 Days of Broadband, we look back to May when Gail Roper announced that after seven years she would be leaving her post as Chief Information Officer for the City of Raleigh. Flash forward to November, the capital city named Darnell Smith as her replacement and is set to begin his work effective Jan. 4. Read More