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Elon University honors Internet pioneer Vint Cerf

2016-12-01 - On the seventh day of the 12 Days of Broadband, Internet pioneer Vint Cerf talked about the future of the Internet and the “Internet of Things” in September with a special visit to Elon University. Read More

North Carolina unveils State Broadband Plan

2016-12-01 - On the sixth day of the 12 Days of Broadband, we deep-dive into the North Carolina Broadband Report released in June as a potential roadmap for providing universal broadband access across the state by 2021 Read More

NTIA begins work on Community Connectivity Initiative

2016-12-01 - On the fourth day of the 12 Days of Broadband, we reflect on the efforts by BroadbandUSA this year to advance broadband deployment and adoption in America through the Community Connectivity Initiative. Read More

MCNC applauds SHLB's new Broadband Action Plan, Grow2Gig+ Initiative

2016-07-13 - Connecting our nation’s schools, libraries, health clinics and other community anchor institutions (CAIs) to next generation high-speed broadband is an important national priority. In an effort to provide federal, state and local leaders with policy options to ensure that all anchor institutions have high-speed connections to the Internet, the SHLB Coalition has released“Connecting Anchor Institutions: A Broadband Action Plan.” Read More

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