Community focus on making Charlotte

the Crown Jewel of Gigabit Internet cities.

One of the beautiful streets in the Myers Park area of Charlotte, NC.

One of the beautiful streets in the Myers Park area of Charlotte, NC.

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Our mission is to educate and advocate for ultra high speed internet and digital transformation. Read more About Us here.

Important Links:

NC Broadband Plan released June 2016: Download here

Official Google Fiber site for Charlotte: Click here.

Official AT&T GigaPower site for Charlotte: Click here.

Digital Charlotte: Digital Media Literacy for Everyone: Website

Find out if your apartment is getting Google Fiber: Click here

AT&T GigaPower location map, zoom in on Clt: Click here

Events:

Recommended reading for those interested in Smart Cities.

November 29 - Hockey Stick Principles for Starting and Growing a Company: A free GIGworks event in Belmont NC. Details here

 

December 3 - Celebrate the holidays at the Google Fiber Space in Charlotte. 2 pm - 7 pm. Details here.

 

 

Read Our Newsletters:

November 2016 Newsletter

October 2016 Newsletter

September 2016 Newsletter

(Previous newsletters on Resources tab)

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Attracting Talent

Improvements in Internet infrastructure will bring the best and brightest technical and creative talent to the city. Businesses will find that Gigabit Fiber will help attract highly skilled people in technical fields, making recruiting an even easier process. Even better, studies show MSAs with Gigabit Internet have 1.1 percent higher GDP.

Kansas City issues a Digital Roadmap. Digital inclusion, Open government, Civic engagement, Industry support, Smart City.

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Gigabit - Killer Apps

The promise of Gigabit Internet is 1 gigabit (Gb) synchronous Internet service to the home: low latency, faster response time, improved quality.

Why do you need a Gig? read here

The Killer App for local fiber networks is economic development. Click for case studies.

See the 2014 Pew Research results on killer apps from 1400+ industry experts: Killer Apps in the Gigabit Age

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Entrepreneurship

High-impact entrepreneurs create the most jobs. When Gigabit Fiber was deployed in Kansas City there was an immediate increase in entrepreneurial activity including: Kansas City Startup Village, Home for Hackers, and a Sprint Accelerator powered by Techstars. Brad Feld even purchased a FiberHouse!

 

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