Updated December 19, 2011
On the eighth day, MCNC highlights the success and evolution of the e-NC Authority over the last decade.
Updated October 17, 2011
e-NC is playing host to the Rural TeleCon event in Raleigh with hundreds of communications executives from around the country gathering to talk about how to get high-speed Internet access to more people.
Updated February 18, 2011
The National Broadband Map released by the NTIA on Thursday is the most comprehensive look at last-mile data ever achieved on a national level. The launch also integrates the results of the national broadband usage survey.
Updated December 7, 2010
The e-NC Authority unveils the interactive map and database that displays high-speed Internet access availability down to individual addresses.
A screen shot from new e-NC map
Updated November 9, 2010
The new report based on a Census survey showed "North Carolina has much work ahead" to spread broadband access, says MCNC's top exec who is spearheading expansion of N.C. Research and Education Network.
MCNC's NCREN expansion plan
Updated October 28, 2010
N.C. Telehealth Network picks MCNC to provide broadband services to 52 public health, free clinics and community health centers.
Updated September 28, 2010
Golden LEAF contributes another $400,000 toward the e-NC Authority’s plans to expand broadband across North Carolina.
May 11, 2010
Updated April 2, 2010
If MCNC wins federal support for its N.C. Research and Education Network proposal, broadband from Manteo to Murphy becomes closer to reality.
December 9, 2009
October 13, 2009
Mountain Area Information Network is one of some 2,200 applicants for federal broadband expansion dollars. Government receives more than $28 billion in requests for $4 billion available. MCNC in the Triangle also is seeking money.
Updated October 7, 2009
After seeing its budget slashed and the General Assembly backing a private sector broadband map deal, the e-NC Authority secures $2 million in federal funding for its own efforts.
Updated October 6, 2009
The state-chartered authority receives $1.6 million for mapping of current broadband availability and another $434,000 for planning to broaden access. MCNC, meanwhile, awaits word on its application for $28 million to expand N.C. Research and Education Network.
Updated July 16, 2009
UPDATE: e-NC Authority seeks $7.5M from state to expand reach of high-speed Internet services. Group plans to target 26 counties where availability is less than 70 percent.
Updated June 8, 2009
As the world salutes RTP, execs talk a wireless world and N.C. lands Apple, Census data ranks Tar Heel state 41st for Internet access.
Updated April 13, 2009
Legislation calls for expansion of rural telecenters program, more grants to expand broadband access. But budgets are tight. Will rural tech efforts wither?
Updated April 13, 2009
Backers ask allies to 'pipe up' and lobby General Assembly for funding to continue its statewide mission of expanding broadband acccess.
March 13, 2009
Updated November 14, 2008
Annual ’21 Awards’ for outstanding achievement and top tech executive go to Mirsad Hadzikadic and Stephen Wiehe, respectively. Numerous other firms, individuals also receive honors.