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The second annual 12 Days of Broadband begins this week highlighting a dozen innovations this year directly impacted by the expanding reach of high-speed connectivity in North Carolina.
In looking ahead to a better networked future, "The secret sauce is the connectivity in North Carolina," says Brooks Raiford, chief executive officer of the North Carolina Technology Association.
Extreme Networks, U.S. Ignite, the North Carolina Technology Association, and MCNC will celebrate advanced networking technologies in North Carolina on Thursday with "Networking the Future North Carolina" in Research Triangle Park.
MCNC's annual NCREN Community Day event last week at Elon University sparked big thoughts on how to harness the possibilities of high-speed connectivity in North Carolina as broadband expansion continues in the state.
North Carolina's Research and Education Network is nearing its coast-to-mountains completion, and Joe Freddoso, chief executive officer of MCNC, which operates the network, says it's time for state to think about how to use it.
MCNC, the private non-profit operator of the North Carolina Research and Education, will host this year's NCREN Community Day celebration on Thursday and Friday at Elon University. This year's theme is "Think Big."
John Killebrew is retiring as a vice president at MCNC, which is expanding the N.C. Research and Education Network across the state. In other management changes, MCNC names a chief operating officer and promotes other executives.
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration recently noted that projects funded through broadband stimulus grants are further along than many expected and remain on track to exceed progress targets for fiscal year 2012.
RST Global Communications has completed the first phase of its new Real Fiber Network in North Carolina allowing business and consumers in the Piedmont region for now to connect to the Internet at speeds up to 10G per second.
The national research and education network will work with the North Carolina Research and Education Network operated by MCNC and the N.C. TeleHealth Network to expand the availabiliy of telemedicine.
MCNC has a "big" year planned for broadband in North Carolina, and will "Think Big" at this year's NCREN Community Day on Nov. 15-16 at Elon University.
Fast broadband is rumbling on big data's horizons while big bandwidth is necessary to spur innovation and productivity. Is North Carolina's broadband infrastructure ready for this explosion of data as information begins to arrive from everywhere at any time?
MCNC is ramping up North Carolina's broadband efforts to start a new fiscal year on July 1 and announced Friday that Tom Rabon has been elected the new chairman of the MCNC Board of Directors to succeed Michael A. Murphy.
To mark the first-stage completion of MCNC's statewide project that is expanding the N.C. Research and Education Network, MCNC is also hosting a Twitter"town hall" to discuss the project.
The first phase of the Golden LEAF Rural Broadband Initiative is complete. To celebrate this achievement, MCNC will host a live Twitter Town Hall on Friday to answer questions about the project and the state of broadband connectivity in North Carolina.
"The entire MCNC team should be very proud of our accomplishments," Joe Freddoso says about the North Carolina Research and Education Network expansion program. "The short term recognition is great - but the lasting impact this investment will have on the state is the real reward."
Joe Freddoso, chief executive officer of MCNC which operates the growing and expanding }North Carolina Research and Education Network, and MCNC will be honored on Wednesday in Washington.
The 2012 class of the Certified educational Chief Technology Officer (CeCTO) program begins Tuesday and Wednesday in Chapel Hill. Since 2010, 58 CeCTOs have completed the course offered through the N.C. Department of Public Instruction, UNC School of Government's Center for Public Technology, and MCNC.