Press Releases

Three members of the N.C. 911 Board were sworn in during a recent meeting of the 17-member board responsible for the policies and procedures related to wireline and wireless 911 communications in the state.

The North Carolina 911 Network Monitoring and Assistance Center will help support an uninterrupted flow of communication for emergency call centers that have adopted next-generation 911 technology.

As Hurricane Dorian approaches, the North Carolina 911 Board and county 911 centers are preparing to ensure continuous and effective emergency services throughout the storm.

Officials with the N.C. Department of Information Technology are urging North Carolinians to be cautious of cybercrime and social media scams associated Hurricane Dorian.

Pokey Harris, executive director of the North Carolina 911 Board, today announced the board has approved a total of $10.5 million in grants from the state’s 911 Fund for six counties and the N.C. State Highway Patrol for enhancements to 911 centers and emergency management equipment.

North Carolina has been awarded a $3.9 million federal grant to upgrade and enhance 911 systems across the state, N.C. Department of Information Technology Secretary and State CIO Eric Boyette announced today. North Carolina is one of 34 states and two tribal nations receiving grants from the $109 million 911 Grant Program.

Nine library systems, four municipalities and two state agencies are partnering to improve internet access in rural communities in 14 counties.

Eric Boyette, Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Information Technology (DIT) and State Chief Information Officer, announced today the release of the "The Homework Gap in North Carolina" a report that provides communities with strategies to bridge the homework gap that occurs when students are assigned homework that requires internet access but lack an internet connection at home.

The State Library of North Carolina and the Broadband Infrastructure Office of the North Carolina Department of Information Technology (NC DIT) are pleased to announce the official launch of a new partner program with the Robeson County Public Library and the Public Schools of Robeson County.

A new grant will help North Carolina explore how to better use technology to improve health in western North Carolina.