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2011-08-12 11:00:00

Historic event showcases NCREN's capabilities with virtual groundbreaking in four locations KANNAPOLIS, N.C., Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MCNC, the private, not-for-profit operator of the North Carolina Research and Education Network (NCREN), hosted a Statewide Virtual Groundbreaking Ceremony today in four locations throughout the state to highlight the start of construction on Round 2 of the of the Golden LEAF Rural Broadband Initiative (GLRBI). The GLRBI is funded through...

2011-06-23 08:00:00

Service advancements on NCREN include Cisco TelePresence technologies and other affordable next-gen video services RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MCNC announced today that the video services infrastructure on the North Carolina Research and Education Network (NCREN) is scheduled to be upgraded on July 1. MCNC has entered the final testing phases of Cisco TelePresence interoperability with H.323 point-to-point (standard on most desktops) and...

2011-04-13 08:00:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MCNC and its northwestern North Carolina project sub-recipient ERC Broadband (ERC), announced today that three companies have been selected to construct 1,200 miles of new fiber optics as part of the second phase expansion of the North Carolina Research and Education Network (NCREN). The construction award shared by these vendors is estimated at $40 million. The entire expansion of NCREN, called the Golden LEAF Rural...

2011-03-07 07:00:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. and HICKORY, N.C., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CommScope, Inc., a global leader in infrastructure solutions for communications networks, has been selected by MCNC to provide materials related to the second round expansion of the North Carolina Research and Education Network (NCREN) through the Golden LEAF Rural Broadband Initiative (GLRBI). CommScope, based in Hickory, was selected in August 2010 to provide materials for the first round expansion of NCREN....

2011-01-28 06:00:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MCNC announced today that it has released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Construction and Splicing of the fiber optic middle-mile project related to the expansion of the North Carolina Research and Education Network (NCREN) through the Golden LEAF Rural Broadband Initiative (GLRBI). MCNC is seeking proposals from qualified contractors to provide construction and splicing for those routes funded by MCNC's second...

2010-11-04 15:45:00

This is the first contract awarded for the $106 million Golden LEAF Rural Broadband Initiative RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MCNC today announced that Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. has been selected for Engineering Design Services and Environmental Assessments relating to the Golden LEAF Rural Broadband Initiative (GLRBI). The total contract is estimated at $6.5 million. The GLRBI is a $106 million broadband infrastructure project that on Aug....

2010-10-27 13:00:00

High-speed connectivity and services will enable leading-edge health care throughout the state KANAPPOLIS, N.C., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The partners in the N.C. Telehealth Network (NCTN) project have taken the next step forward in assuring that North Carolina non-profit health care providers have the broadband services needed to improve the health and care of North Carolina citizens by announcing today a $7.2 million contract to connect local public health agencies and free...

2010-10-08 11:30:00

Companies selected today for initial build-out of the North Carolina Research and Education Network HICKORY, N.C., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MCNC announced today that three companies have been selected to share an estimated $20 million for construction related to the fiber-optic expansion of the North Carolina Research and Education Network (NCREN) in southeastern and western North Carolina. A fourth company was chosen for an additional $1.8 million contract for the optical design...

2010-09-08 10:32:00

N.C. company awarded contract to provide materials on work to North Carolina Research and Education Network RALEIGH and HICKORY, N.C., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CommScope, Inc. (NYSE: CTV), a global leader in infrastructure solutions for communications networks, has been selected by MCNC to provide materials related to the North Carolina Research and Education Network (NCREN) Southeastern and Western North Carolina Fiber Expansion Project. "As a North Carolina-based company, we...


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