Posts tagged “Fiber”
The North Carolina Broadband Report released Tuesday by the McCrory Administration concludes with a warning about the future. "Other states and countries around the world are leading initiatives to respond to this rising demand," the authors write "If the state's infrastructure does not support the ever increasing need for greater bandwidth and speeds, people and businesses will move."
Reaction from Internet providers in North Carolina to the McCrory Administration's NC Broadband Report is still coming in. And early indications are that the private sector players will call for "coming together" as well as community engagement to make universal access a reality by 2021.
Recognizing that government at all levels can become partners rather than obstacles in deployment of broadband networks across the state, the McCrory administration unveils a "State Broadband Plan" that aims to provide "universal access" by 2021.
AT&T is expanding the reach of its fiber broadband network across North Carolina, and a key driver remains the North Carolina Next Generation Network. As part of its commitment to that project, AT&T provides free Internet access to a growing number of community centers and low income housing.
A U.S. federal court's ruling Tuesday upholding the FCC-mandated "net neutrality" rules led to very different reactions from FCC members. Two statements - one on each side of the case - reflect just how deeply "net neutrality" and Internet regulation has divided the 5-member panel.
Millennials are most likely to be subscribers to streaming video services - either as cord cutters or augmenting traditional cable TV packages. So reports Parks & Associates in a new report. Why?
A federal appeals court has upheld the government's "net neutrality" rules that require internet providers to treat all web traffic equally. AT&T says it will appeal. Activists in favor of the rules celebrate.
Gaze into the Cisco crystal ball ... In less than four years, people worldwide will be using smartphones more than PCs while sending and receiving data at ever-faster speeds. Meanwhile, the Internet of Things explosion will mean more than three times the number of net-connected devices than humans.
From its launch in October of last year, Startup Grind Triangle has been putting on events for entrepreneurs featuring some of the best-known names in the Triangle's startup community. Attendees and supporters are known as "Grinders" - and they are growing in number here as well as internationally. To learn more about the Grinder community, WTW talks with its Triangle director.
If you watch TV over a fiber network, Google says its new Google Cast service provides a way to access thousands of apps "right on your TV screen."
Communications provider Ting has picked the neighborhood of Holly Glen as the launching place for a high-speed fiber optic network in Holly Springs. Construction will begin in August.
- Women-led startups flex muscles at healthcare investment showcase
- Tech links: Epic v. Microsoft; Wilmington at Forbes; IBM blockchain; Arista-Cisco patent fight; IBM cloud foundation; GSK malaria vaccine
- Triangle headlines: RTI-Zika research; Quintiles glucose monitoring; Cree's LED plant lights; PatientPay exec; Q2 award