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7:06 a.m. yesterday

Top AT&T exec in NC to address 'Fiber Transforms Triangle' conference

Venessa Harrison, president of AT&T North Carolina and a big advocate of broadband, will be among the speakers at WRAL TechWire's "Fiber Transforms the Triangle" conference at SAS. AT&T also is the provider for the emerging North Carolina Next Generation Network.

Venessa Harrison Venessa Harrison

Updated 7:57 a.m. Monday

Connected health devices gaining popularity in U.S. homes

The Broadband Report     The Broadband Report: More than a quarter of U.S. broadband households own and use at least one connected health device with another double-digit uptick expected within the next year, according to new data from research firm Parks Associates.

7:26 a.m. Monday

CIO at SAS joins lineup for 'Fiber Transforms the Triangle' conference

Keith Collins, chief information officer at SAS, is now part of the speaker lineup for WRAL TechWire's conference "Fiber Transforms the Triangle" on Oct. 13 at SAS. More speakers are being added from MCNC, AT&T, Frontier Communications and other firms.

Keith Collins Keith Collins

Updated September 8

What can we learn from 800,000 public comments on FCC's net neutrality plan?

The Broadband Report: Bob Lannon and Andrew Pendleton at the Sunlight Foundation have put together a tremendous report categorizing hundreds-of-thousands of public comments on the FCC's net neutrality plan.

Net Neutrality Comments Net Neutrality Comments

Updated September 3

Premium Lock Inside Cisco's reboot: New product focus, work force realignment will fuel long-term growth

Analysis: Cisco recently announced another round of layoffs as it adjusts to a changing competitive environment for networking products and services. Will the reboot work?

Cisco graphic projects IoT growth Cisco graphic projects IoT growth

August 29

Frontier's' top NC exec joins 'Fiber Transforms the Triangle' lineup

Fiber Transforms the Triangle event Dennis Bloss, the top executive for Frontier Communications in North Carolina, is now part of the speaker lineup for WRAL TechWire's conference "Fiber Transforms the Triangle" on Oct. 13 at SAS. More speakers are being added from AT&T, Frontier Communications and other firms.

Updated August 28

Time Warner Cable: 'Erroneous configuration' triggered nationwide Internet outage

Time Warner Cable says its nationwide Internet outage on Wednesday was triggered by an internal mistake during network maintenance. TWC apologizes, saying "a failure of this size is very serious."

TWC map shows extent of outage at 8 a.m. Wednesday TWC map shows extent of outage at 8 a.m. Wednesday

Updated August 28

Time Warner Cable's Internet outage hammers small businesses

Time Warner Cable's nationwide Internet outage on Wednesday outraged customers. But perhaps the hardest hit were small businesses that rely on the Internet for their livelihood. Among those were a 17-year-old entrepreneur running his own business in Wake Forest and a full-time telecommuter in Raleigh seeking to manage business analysts in New York.

TWC TWC

Updated August 27

Time Warner Cable says Internet service restored after nationwide outage

Time Warner Cable battled a massive Internet outage Wednesday morning - and it used Twitter to provide updates. But even the user of Twitter by TWC is slow, the cable giant acknowledges. Service has been largely restored, the company says.

TWC map shows extent of outage at 8 a.m. Wednesday TWC map shows extent of outage at 8 a.m. Wednesday

Updated August 27

Outrage! Twitter reacts to Time Warner Cable outage

TWC If you're a Time Warner Cable Internet customer and couldn't get access Wednesday morning, you weren't alone. Here's how Twitter reacted to the outage.

Updated August 27

TWC customers unleash anger over massive Internet outage

Readers from around the Triangle, eastern N.C. and as far away as San Antonio reacted with frustration and anger as Time Warner Cable's nation-wide Internet outage dragged on for hours early Wednesday. Some say problems began as early as 1 a.m. TWC didn't acknowledge a problem until just after 4 a.m. through Twitter. Others say they have had trouble for several days.

Time Warner Cable Time Warner Cable

August 27

How did your business deal with TWC Internet outage?

Fiber optic network            How did your business deal with the hours-long, nationwide Time Warner Cable Internet outage early Wednesday? We want to know.

August 26

NC Next Generation Network to discuss plans at 'Fiber Transforms Triangle' event

What's happening with the North Carolina Next Generation Network? Director of Technology Services at Town of Cary, Bill Stice, who is a member of the NCNGN steering committee, is part of the speaker lineup for WRAL TechWire's conference "Fiber Transforms the Triangle" on Oct. 13 at SAS. More speakers are being added from AT&T, Frontier Communications and other firms.

Fiber Transforms the Triangle event Fiber Transforms the Triangle event

August 26

With streaming deal, Amazon aims to be ESPN of video games

Amazon.com    Amazon is hoping to become the ESPN of video games. The ecommerce giant is buying streaming platform Twitch Interactive for $970 million in cash as it seeks to take part in video gaming's growth as an online spectator sport.

Updated August 25

Study: America leading in broadband economic costs, activity

The Broadband Report: How true are fears that the United States is falling behind the rest of the world when it comes to broadband? Not so much, according to a new study from George Mason University.

Tracking broadband economic activity Tracking broadband economic activity

August 20

MCNC's chief technology officer joins lineup for 'Fiber Transforms the Triangle' conference

Fiber optic network            Mark Johnson, chief technology officer at MCNC and a former executive with Internet 2, is part of the speaker lineup for WRAL TechWire's conference "Fiber Transforms the Triangle" on Oct. 13 at SAS.

August 20

AT&T to beat Google with gigabit Internet in Silicon Valley

AT&T GigaPower AT&T says it will offer its ultrafast Internet and entertainment service in Google's backyard of Cupertino, Calif. AT&T is ramping up its GigaPower network in the Triangle, other metro areas in North Carolina, and across the country while Google Fiber offers its service in select markets.

Updated August 18

'Fiber Transforms the Triangle' conference tickets now on sale

Fiber optic network            Tickets to WRAL TechWire's half-day conference "Fiber Transforms the Triangle" are now available. WRAL TechWire Insider subscribers can attend free of charge but must register online for a ticket. The cost for non-subscribers is $49, and with that fee you receive a one-year Insider membership.

Updated August 18

Premium Lock Report: Broadband surpasses TV subscribers for first time

The Broadband Report: The number of broadband subscribers at top pay TV firms has surpassed the number of pay TV subscribers for the first time in history, according to data from Leichtman Research Group.

Broadband vs. TV Broadband vs. TV

Updated August 12

Premium Lock Preview of what's coming to RTP: AT&T ramps to 'gigapower' in Austin

AT&T is in the process of engineering its ultrafast Internet footprint in the Triangle as part of the North Carolina Next Generation Network initiative, and a preview of what's coming began Monday in Texas. Customers in Austin can now get access to gigabit Internet in some areas. Here's a look at what AT&T is offering and what competitors are doing.

AT&T touts its GigaPower    AT&T touts its GigaPower

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