Google Fiber Launches in Charlotte
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August 2016
Google Fiber Launches in Charlotte
Google Fiber launches in Charlotte

Google Fiber is now live in two apartment communities in Highland Creek, and another 120 apartment buildings are in progress (check here). Much of Charlotte remains in the pre-construction phase, but if you live in Highland Creek you can sign up now. Next is the Prosperity Village area, and the Hidden Valley neighborhood.

Google Fiber Space in Charlotte
Google Fiber - Together for Charlotte
(See the 60 sec
TV commercial here)

Google Fiber held an open house of their new office on July 12. Get a look inside Google Fiber Space Charlotte (via Charlotte Five). Their office is open to the public M-S 10 am - 7 pm. Stop in!
NC RIoT Comes to Charlotte
NC RIoT Comes to Charlotte Aug 2

You have to hurry, but there are free tickets to the NC Regional Internet of Things conference at UNC Charlotte's uptown campus. Read here for agenda and to register. See you there!
Gigabit Internet Speed
How Small and Midsize Businesses will Benefit from Gigabit Internet

The arrival of low-cost Gigabit Internet is going to be a game changer for small and midsized businesses.  Cloud service adoption has been steadily gaining traction, but the widespread availability of Gigabit Internet service will kick it into overdrive. Read here.
Data Analytics in Charlotte
10 Things to Know about Data Analytics in Charlotte

Gigabit Internet is key in Charlotte becoming a stronger tech city, but leveraging the infrastructure is even more important. Data Analytics is one area where Charlotte can shine. Read our post on the Top 10 things to know. about data analytics in Charlotte.
We read it and you should too:
  • Free WiFi spots on uptown Charlotte's Tryon St: Read here
  • Charlotte is first on CBRE's top "momentum markets", based on tech talent growth rates between 2010 and 2015: Read here.
  • Charlotte Library Launches Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot Rental Program: Read here.
  • The Charlotte Google Fiber van logo that could have been: See here.
  • What's the Best Way to Track Entrepreneurship Events in Clt? Read here.

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