July 2015 update on Gigabit Internet in Charlotte
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Gigabit. What's coming next and are we ready?

The Charlotte Business Journal held the annual Global Charlotte event, this year focusing on broadband infrastructure. Read what they had to say here.

Google Fiber begins construction in Charlotte

Google Fiber announced the official start of construction in Charlotte. Read the details here. Realistically we can't expect to have residential service from Google Fiber this year; stay patient.

Fiber Huts: the third Fiber Hut building plan has been filed: 1348 Atando Av 28206. This one is named CLT-112.

AT&T Announces Availability of GigaPower in Charlotte

AT&T announced availability of GigaPower service in Charlotte. Most people we contacted said their address was 'not eligible'. For those eligible, they had problems signing up.

Email us and tell us if you can sign up to use AT&T GigaPower, and how your experience is going so far.

Gaston County has Gigabit Fever

The county recently commissioned Dr. Stephen Hannon to head a steering committee to explore how best to attract ISPs to build a Gigabit infrastructure. Read about it here.

To keep up to date with Gigabit efforts in Gaston County go to and subscribe to the mailing list.

Position Available

Queens University received a grant to fund a position of Digital Inclusion Project Manager. To review the position and apply click here. This position will work with stakeholders across the city, including the two Digital Inclusion Fellowship positions at the Urban League and Charlotte Mecklenburg Library.
From the Charlotte Hearts Gigabit Blog:
What Would Google Fiber Need From Gaston County: Read here.
Gigabit Internet brings the speed of your LAN to the Internet. Read here.

From Spinning Charlotte's Fiber Web Blog:
It's Official Charlotte: Fiber to the home boosts home values. Read here.

From the Gaston Gazette:
AT&T GigaPower goes live in Charlotte. Gastonia is identified as a "Possible Community". Read here.
July 9:  Charlotte Digital Inclusion Stakeholder Meeting. (Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center - invite only)

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