NC’s Highlight of Digital Inclusion & Innovation
What is notable about this week?
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has declared a proclamation of Rural Broadband Week for August 16th through August 20th.
Why a Rural Broadband Week?
The need is urgent for rural broadband access and adoption across North Carolina. It is critical to allow residents to participate in today’s digital economy.
WNC Broadband Advocacy
Eighty-eight percent of counties in western North Carolina are designated as “rural” according to the 2010 US Census.
The Western North Carolina Broadband Project is advocating for dependable high-speed internet for all residents.
Please contact a member of the leadership team with your WNC internet questions / comments.
Governor Cooper Declares Rural Broadband Week to Highlight Digital Inclusion, Innovation | NC Gov. Cooper. Nc.gov. Published 2021. Accessed August 17, 2021. https://governor.nc.gov/news/press-releases/2021/08/16/governor-cooper-declares-rural-broadband-week-highlight-digital-inclusion-innovation
WNC Healthy Impact | Hospital & Public Health Agency Partnership Network | About. WNC Health Network. Published July 11, 2021. Accessed August 17, 2021. https://www.wnchn.org/wnc-data/about-wnc-2/