Updates on Google Fiber, AT&T. Comporium
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June 2016
Windstream offers Gigabit
$10 Internet Access from AT&T - A User Experience
AT&T recently announced "Access from AT&T", a $10 Internet access program for low-income households. Read about a Charlotte user experience disconnecting from TWC and signing up for Access from AT&T. Read here.
Gigabit City Summit 2016
Charlotte Spotlight at Gigabit City Summit: May 16-18 2016.

Representatives from the City of Charlotte, Queens University, and CHG attended Kansas City's 2nd nationwide summit for Gigabit cities. We gave a 30 minute Spotlight talk on Charlotte. 
See our summary and pictures here.
Gigabit City Summit 2016
Matthews Chamber Clicks on Gigabit

We were honored to be the keynote speaker at the Matthews, NC Chamber of Commerce luncheon on May 11. Windstream and Charter/TWC were in attendance. 
Read about it here.
Will NC Be First Gigabit State
Cell towers in Clt neighborhoods
- residents not happy

See Charlotte Observer articles
May 19 and May 21 - protests in Piper Glen.

Charlotte Agenda article showing proposed tower locations in Clt May 27
Gaston Gigabit
See the pics of the Google Fiber Hut at 8628 South Blvd in Charlotte - looking good!

Photo credits: Emerson Lawson

Gaston Gigabit
Great to see fiber being deployed along West Blvd! This picture was taken near West Blvd/Remount intersection.

We suspect this might be Google Fiber.
We read it and you should too:
  • Charter Communications completed its acquisition of TWC. Read here.
  • AT&T says that three business parks in Gaston County are “fiber ready". Read here.
  • Comporium says Gigabit Internet service is available to 30,000 homes in York and Lancaster counties. Read here.
  • Fort Mill’s first coworking space, LOOM, is set to open. Read here.
  • AT&T provided its “Cell on Wheels” to Quail Hollow to call, text or use data. Read here.

June 1Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem with Brad Feld. Free event, but you must register here.

Digital Charlotte - For a list of upcoming Internet training workshops from Queens University Knight School: Click here

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