Statewide payoff: NCREN network attracting more commercial Internet providers
Research Triangle Park, N.C. — A fiber-optic network that will make high-speed commercial Internet widely available across North Carolina from one provider is one of numerous private sector efforts focused on taking the net to under-served areas and those with little or no access at all. These networks have one backbone piece in common - North Carolina's Research and Education Network that stretches from the coast to the mountains after a $144 million expansion program. In an exclusive interview, Joe Freddoso, CEO of MCNC which operates NCREN, talks about how a "build it, they will come" strategy is paying off....
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