MCNC in the News
MCNC Chooses Zscalar to Provide Secure Internet Access For Over 1.5 Million Students in North Carolina
Join state leaders to celebrate completion of the N.C. School Connectivity Initiative, which connects all 115 K-12 school districts to the North Carolina Research and Education Network (NCREN).
Gov. Perdue Announces $115 Million in Federal Recovery Funds to Expand Broadband Access in North Carolina
August 18, 2010 - Gov. Bev Perdue today announced that North Carolina has received $115 million in five federal recovery grants to extend broadband connectivity in North Carolina. These funds will create jobs and help spur economic development through expanded access to high-speed Internet in underserved areas. Through two rounds of recovery funding, North Carolina has received over $255 million for broadband.
RALEIGH, N.C. – North Carolina’s efforts to spread broadband access to all reached quite a milestone Thursday with the news that every school district from Manteo to Murphy is connected to the high-speed North Carolina Research and Education Network.
Here’s a tip of the hat from the Skinny to the NCREN team at MCNC in RTP, the state Department of Public Instruction, Gov. Bev Perdue and the General Assembly, who worked together for the data interstate known as the School Connectivity Initiative.