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NCDIT's Division of Broadband and Digital Equity recently posted a request for proposals to identify one or more vendors to provide risk management services for its implementation of Governor Roy Cooper’s plan to close the digital divide.

The N.C. Department of Information Technology's Broadband Infrastructure Office Director Angie Bailey was named N.C. Tech Association's 2022 Tech Woman of the Year. NCDIT also had four finalists in awards for data analytics, cybersecurity, public safety and health care.

The N.C. Department of Information Technology’s Government Data Analytics Center joined The Hunt Institute and the Office of Governor Roy Cooper in sponsoring the first-ever North Carolina Education Datathon, pairing teams of North Carolina students with volunteer mentors to leverage technology and data to address disparities created by the digital divide.

Gov. Roy Cooper announces the creation of Office of Digital Equity and Literacy, a first for the state and nation, to close the digital divide.

RiverStreet Wireless of North Carolina was awarded a $1.5 million GREAT Grant for a project with the potential to connect 2,857 households and 61 businesses in Caswell County to high-speed internet service.

North Carolina residents can now view results from the ongoing North Carolina Broadband Survey that gauges broadband availability, adoption and quality across the state, thanks to newly released dashboards.

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

As many as 280 school buses will carry Wi-Fi hotspots donated by AT&T, Google and Duke Energy Foundation to support remote learning during COVID-19.

The North Carolina Broadband Survey will help the N.C. Department of Information Technology gain a better understanding of internet speeds and the need for high-speed internet in the state.

The study identified the broadband, health care and telehealth assets and gaps in the 20 coal-impacted counties in the Appalachian region in order to design pilot programs that leverage technology to provide appropriate clinical interventions, improve the local population’s health, increase local workforce participation and ultimately improve local economies.