Area Resources

Digital Media Literacy Index in Charlotte: Website

Internet Speeds in Charlotte: Charlotte SpeedTest Results

City of Charlotte Google Fiber News: Citywide Newsroom

FAQ - Everything you want to know about Google Fiber in Charlotte. Read here.

Video of official announcement that Charlotte is getting Google Fiber. Jan 27, 2014: Watch video

Completed Checklist submitted to Google by the City of Charlotte May 1, 2014.

Google Fiber Hut Locations in Clt: Download here

City of Charlotte Mind Mixer web page for Q&A on Google Fiber: Access webpage.

Gigabit Charlotte meeting January 21, 2015, a joint CRTEC/BIG event. For presentation slides Download here.

Tech Talk at Skookum June 20, 2014: What Could Gigabit Fiber Mean for Charlotte?

To Watch VIDEO For presentation slides Download here.

Ignite Charlotte 7 Gigabit Internet and What It Can Mean for Charlotte:

Access slides here.

Access video here.


Google Fiber Specific Resources

Official Google Fiber website for Charlotte.

Google Job Postings (find Charlotte jobs by searching "Charlotte"): Google Fiber Jobs

An in-depth review of Google Fiber's free service, with pictures: Read here

It's Official: Google Fiber is coming to Atlanta, Charlotte, Nashville and Raleigh-Durham

A 9 page summary of what Google Fiber is and how it came about: Download the summary PDF.

Download the Google Fiber City Checklist.

Information about multi-unit residences and Google Fiber.

AT&T GigaPower Specific Resources

AT&T announces Gigabit in Huntersville (10/12/15) - read here.

AT&T announces Gigabit in Gastonia (8/28/15) - read here.

Interactive map of AT&T GigaPower locations: click here

AT&T launches GigaPower in Charlotte! (June 15, 2015)

News Release: read here

Charlotte Observer article: read here

11/09/14 - AT&T confirms Gigabit upgrades have begun in Charlotte.

7/30/14 - AT&T announces plans to deliver GigaPower Internet service in Charlotte: Read announcement.

North Carolina Next Generation Network (NCNGN) is a regional initiative focused on stimulating the deployment of next generation broadband networks in North Carolina. On April 8th, 2014, the Steering Committee of the NCNGN unanimously and enthusiastically approved a resolution recommending that its members seek authorization to enter master network development agreements with AT&T. Click here to download the agreement between NCNGN and AT&T.

Time Warner Cable info on Ultra-High Speed Internet

Time Warner Cables completes rollout of the Maxx Internet service in the Charlotte region (11/04/15) - read here.

Time Warner Cable information on the Internet speed increases: Read here.

Time Warner Cable bringing Charlotte faster Internet speeds this summer (Charlotte Observer Apr 8, 2015): Read article.

TWC: We're boosting speeds in Charlotte, too (Charlotte Business Journal Jan 29, 2015): Read article.

Time Warner Cable announces faster Internet, enhanced TV service in Charlotte (Charlotte Observer July 31, 2014): Read article.

Comporium in Rock Hill/Ft. Mill

Sept 3, 2015: Comporium increases internet speed for 61,000 customers. Read here.

Downtown Rock Hill will become the first Gigabit community in the South Carolina Upstate and Charlotte metropolitan areas. Read more.

Kansas City info on Gigabit Internet

2/20/15 - Kansas City issues a Digital Roadmap. Digital inclusion, Open government, Civic Engagement, Industry support, Smart City.

Kansas City wrote a playbook for capitalizing on ultra-high-speed fiber. Download the Playing to Win PDF.

KC Regional Google Fiber Groups from KCNext, the Technology Council of Greater Kansas City

Smart Cities Resources:

Who, What, When, Where and How?

Getting Gigabit in your community:

Next Century Cities: Connecting 21st Century Communities: A Policy Agenda For Broadband Stakeholders. Read here.

Getting Gigabit in your community: Download the 10 things to do.


Gig.U began three years ago with three dozen research university communities coming together to accelerate the deployment of next generation broadband networks to enhance educational and economic development. Here is a link to the Gig.U 3rd Annual Report, dated August 2014.

The Next Generation Network Connectivity Handbook (July 2015) - download here.