September 19, 2007

Premium Lock Charlotte-Based Broadband Firm Lands $41M in Additional Financing

Conterra  DukeNet is among investors in Conterra Ultra Broadband. Other firm is not disclosed.

Updated September 14, 2007

Premium Lock More than 83% of N.C. Households Can Access Broadband

e-NC map plots broadband access. Update: e-NC report shows 2% increase from 2005. Group aims to boost access in last four counties, including Warren, where broadband remains available to less than 50% of households. Report shows slight drop in Johnston, Durham and Chatham.

September 10, 2007

Premium Lock Clearwire, Satellite Partner Pick Raleigh for Two-Way Mobile Video Trial

 Wireless service provider, ICO Global Communications to test wireless broadband-satellite service in Triangle, Las Vegas.

Tags: Broadband
Updated August 14, 2007

Premium Lock RF Micro to Acquire Radio Frequency Device Rival in $900M Deal

 Update: Deal could create the world’s largest producer of radio frequency components for cell phones and wireless devices

Updated July 31, 2007

Premium Lock IPTV Is Coming to N.C.: AT&T Plans $350M in Network Upgrades

U-verse is coming. (AT&T photo)  Investment will be made over several years. AT&T's state president hails passage of legislation offering N.C.-wide video franchise opportunity. No timeline disclosed for rollout. Time Warner says competition is 'welcome.'

Tags: Broadband
Updated July 16, 2007

Premium Lock Digitalsmiths Names Veteran Video Executive as Its Chairman

Digitalsmiths Daniel O’Brien is brought on board to help startup make connections in video industry, Digitalsmiths CEO says. Company recently closed on $6M in venture funding.

June 26, 2007

Premium Lock The Google of Video? Digitalsmiths Closes on $6M

Ben Weinberger, left, and Matthew Berry Aurora Funds, Chrysalis Ventures, individuals back play of digital video search, demographic startup. Company recently relocated to Triangle from South Carolina.

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