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WILSON’S GREENLIGHT PROVIDES AFFORDABLE INTERNET ACCESS TO PUBLIC HOUSING RESIDENTS

December 15th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |

By: Kate Svitavsky This article was originally published on ISLR.org. Super-fast, reliable, and affordable Internet access is coming to residents living in public housing in Wilson, North Carolina. Greenlight, Wilson’s municipal network, recently began providing 40 Megabits per seco [...]

AS THE BUSINESS INCUBATOR MOVEMENT GAINS NEW MOMENTUM IN THE STATE’S LARGEST CITIES, LET’S NOT FORGET ABOUT THE REST OF NORTH CAROLINA

November 11th, 2016|Tags: , |

By: Christa Wagner Vinson and Deb Watts This post originally appeared on Charlotte Hearts Gigabit.   Co-working spaces, business incubators, technology and innovation centers, accelerators for entrepreneurs.  No matter what you call them, says Business North Carolina’s Septembe [...]

GIGABIT INFRASTRUCTURE IN CHARLOTTE

August 5th, 2016|Tags: , , |

By: Christa Wagner Vinson and Tom Snyder This post originally appeared on Charlotte Hearts Gigabit. Gigabit, city-wide networks, big data and the Internet of Things (IoT) -- components of the next-generation Internet economy -- will play a significant role in the way metro areas, an [...]

GASTONIA HAS GIGABIT SPEED

August 30th, 2015|

By: Terry Cox and Alan Fitzpatrick   On Friday August 28, 2015 AT&T announced that their Gigabit Internet service, GigaPower, is available to residential and small business customers in select areas of Gastonia, NC. This is a major win for the Gaston Gigabit committee, coun [...]

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A GIGABIT CITY? SHARING POSITIVE OUTCOMES TOGETHER (SPOT)

August 13th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By: Catharine Rice   In North Carolina, Wilson’s Greenlight gigabit fiber network is doing everything it can to ensure everyone benefits from this important municipal investment. The city-owned network is a key partner in a digital inclusion program, Sharing Positive Outcomes T [...]

BEING A GIG CITY: IT’S ALL ABOUT THE UPLOAD

March 6th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

This post was originally published on ISLR.org It’s all about the Upload. If you are the owner of a small engineering business with dense blueprints to send to your European clients, or a specialized country doctor who depends on the quick transmission of x-rays, a digital film eff [...]