TECHWIRE 30
(CIX: WRAL30)  1,083.64  down arrow-41.4  (-3.68 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Jun 24 2016
(NQ: Apple)  93.40  down arrow-2.7  (-2.81 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Jun 24 2016
(NY: Q)  63.32  down arrow-1.7  (-2.61 %)  Updated: 08:04 PM EDT, Jun 24 2016
(OP: BASFY)  74.59  down arrow-7.6  (-9.25 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Jun 24 2016
(NQ: BCRX)  2.84  down arrow-0.1  (-3.4 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Jun 24 2016
(NQ: BDSI)  2.27  down arrow-0.12  (-5.02 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Jun 24 2016
(NQ: CEMP)  17.41  down arrow-1.15  (-6.2 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Jun 24 2016
(NQ: Cisco)  27.75  down arrow-1.47  (-5.03 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Jun 24 2016
(NQ: CREE)  23.90  down arrow-1.3  (-5.16 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Jun 24 2016
(NQ: DARA)  0.88    (0 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 04 2015
(NY: EMC)  27.29  down arrow-0.57  (-2.05 %)  Updated: 08:04 PM EDT, Jun 24 2016
(NQ: EXTR)  3.29  down arrow-0.29  (-8.1 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Jun 24 2016
(NQ: Facebook)  112.08  down arrow-3  (-2.61 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Jun 24 2016
(NY: GSK)  40.80  down arrow-1.76  (-4.14 %)  Updated: 08:04 PM EDT, Jun 24 2016
(NQ: Alphabet)  675.22  down arrow-26.65  (-3.8 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Jun 24 2016
(NY: IBM)  146.59  down arrow-8.76  (-5.64 %)  Updated: 08:04 PM EDT, Jun 24 2016

Posts tagged “Fiber”

12:42 p.m. Wednesday

Broadband report: 'The state must position itself for the future'

N.C. flag           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."

Updated 8:03 a.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Providers: 'Coming together,' engagement are keys to making NC broadband plan work

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.

Just how fast is gigabit Internet? Just how fast is gigabit Internet?

Updated 8:00 a.m. Wednesday

State Broadband Plan targets 'universal' high-speed access by 2021

Fiber optic network                     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.

7:20 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock AT&T broadens reach of NC Next Generation Network

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.

Service area as spelled out for NC NGN in RFP Service area as spelled out for NC NGN in RFP

5:20 a.m. Monday

WTW news in review: Week of June 13, part two

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of June 13, part two of two.

5:15 a.m. Monday

WTW news in review: Week of June 13, part one

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of June 13, part one of two.

June 15

Premium Lock Net neutrality court ruling reactions reflect FCC division

The Broadband Report       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.

June 14

Premium Lock Report: Millennials leading charge to streaming TV

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?

Tracking streaming/cable service audiences Tracking streaming/cable service audiences

Updated June 14

Court upholds 'net neutrality;' AT&T, others will appeal; backers celebrate

FCC        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.

June 13

WTW news in review: Week of June 6, part two

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of June 6, part two of two.

June 13

WTW news in review: Week of June 6, part one

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of June 6, part one of two.

Updated June 7

Premium Lock Cisco's 2020 forecast: Faster nets driven by smartphones, IoT demand

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.

Cisco: IoT to link billions more devices Cisco: IoT to link billions more devices

June 6

WTW news in review: Week of May 30, part two

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of May 30, part two of two.

June 6

WTW news in review: Week of May 30, part one

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of May 30, part one of two.

Updated June 3

Premium Lock Are you a Grinder yet? Meet Startup Grind's RTP director + Learn about the program

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.

June 2

Premium Lock Google delivers access to 'thousands of apps' via Fiber TV

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."

Finding apps via Google Cast Finding apps via Google Cast

Updated June 1

Construction begins in August for super-fast Holly Springs network

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.

Ting's rollout map for Holly Springs Ting's rollout map for Holly Springs

May 30

Verizon workers claim victory in strike settlement

The Broadband Report       Striking union workers claim victory in their job action against Verizon, which led to a tentative settlement. "Striking Verizon Workers Win Big Gains," says the Communication Workers of America.

May 30

WTW news in review: Week of May 23, part two

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of May 23, part two of two.

May 30

WTW news in review: Week of May 23, part one

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of May 23, part one of two.

Techwire Inside Partners
The Skinny: A Blog by Rick Smith