High-Speed Fiber Network to Benefit Triangle Communities, Schools, Health Care

2018-07-31 - A project that installs 110 miles of fiber optic cable throughout the Triangle will bolster internet speed and reliability for local governments, schools and health care, project officials announced. MCNC, the nonprofit owner and operator of the North Carolina Research and Education Network (NCREN), is partnering with Duke University and Health System to build a regional fiber optic network across the Triangle. Read More

MCNC Chooses Zscalar to Provide Secure Internet Access For Over 1.5 Million Students in North Carolina

2017-10-31 - MCNC announced today that it has selected cloud security company Zscaler to provide secure Internet access to 1.5 million students, teachers and staff throughout North Carolina Read More

Social Media and NCREN Community Day 2016

2016-11-07 - MCNC has curated some of the exciting conversations captured on social media during NCREN Community Day 2016 on Thursday and Friday (Nov. 3-4) at the DoubleTree by Hilton Raleigh Brownstone-University. Read More

Editorial: Broadband access could hold economic key for N.C.

2010-08-26 - When running for governor in 2008, Beverly Perdue often spoke about modeling her approach to the office after O. Max Gardner, her favorite political figure in North Carolina history. He led the state through the onset of the Great Depression, investing public money in infrastructure to create jobs and cultivate economic development, actions that offer Perdue some useful lessons. Read More

MCNC Partners With Sonic Foundry to Provide Classroom Technology to K-20 Community

2010-04-27 - MCNC is connecting K-20 students throughout North Carolina through a pilot partnership with Sonic Foundry, Inc. (Nasdaq: SOFO), the recognized market leader for rich media webcasting and knowledge management. Read More

Broadband to connect Craven with state - Sun Journal

2010-02-03 - A 480-mile fiber-optic network will be built in North Carolina, including Craven County, courtesy of $28.2 million in stimulus money. Gov. Bev Perdue has announced that the funds, from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, will create more than 230 jobs over the next three years. The money was awarded to MCNC (Microelectronics Center of North Carolina) in Research Triangle Park. Read More

New 'STEM Communities' Kick-off Education Plan for N.C.

2009-07-02 - National, state and local leaders meet in Raleigh this week to initiate community-designed STEM innovations to better education, economy in N.C. Read More