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State Broadband Office publishes Homework Gap Report

Friday, March 15, 2019

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.

GREAT Grant Application Period Closes

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

The application period for the 2018 GREAT Grant program will close February 1 at 11:59 p.m., Eric Boyette, Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Information Technology and State Chief Information Officer, said today. 

NC 911 Service Restored After Interruption

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Service to 911 centers in North Carolina and throughout the Southeast was restored Thursday afternoon, according to telecommunications companies that serve the centers

New CJLEADS More Mobile, More Secure

Monday, December 3, 2018

Law enforcement has a new tool to help them protect the people of North Carolina – technology that allows them to search anywhere, on any device, for criminal records.

NCDIT Urges Cautious Use of Email over Holiday Season

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

The North Carolina Department of Information Technology is advising people to carefully monitor solicitations and other communications they receive during the coming holiday season.

Grasso Named Chairman of FCC Disaster Working Group

Monday, November 5, 2018

Red Grasso of the North Carolina Department of Information Technology has been named chairman of the new Disaster Response and Recovery Working Group of the Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee within the FCC.

State Broadband Office Launches Broadband Grant Program

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Eric Boyette, Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Information Technology (DIT) announced today the launch of the state’s new Growing Rural Economies with Access to Technology (GREAT) Grant Program.

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