Broadband

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Expanding Broadband in Moore County

What Can Citizens Do?

Take the NC Broadband Survey

 

Apply for the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program gives low-income households a discount on internet services to they don't have to decide between purchasing broadband and other necessities as they work and learn at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

https://www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit

 

Broadband allows people more affordable and efficient access to basic amenities such as education, health care, public safety and government services by:

  • Affording people opportunities to participate in online learning and distance education
  • Giving entrepreneurs and small- and home-based business owners opportunities to compete with large corporations
  • Increasing the productivity and efficiency of businesses that use the internet for their operations
  • Connecting patients in remote areas to health care services
  • Making government services more readily available to residents
  • Saving companies and organizations money by letting employees telework
  • Allowing friends and families to stay in touch with one another

 

What is Broadband?

High-speed Internet access that is always on and has download speeds of 25 Mbps and upload speeds of 3 Mbps. Broadband includes several high-speed transmission technologies such as:

  • Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
  • Cable Modem
  • Fiber
  • Wireless
  • Satellite
  • Broadband over Powerlines (BPL)

Complete the Community Action Form

Designed to gather information about locations in the state that do not have adequate internet access or internet speeds.

https://www.ncbroadband.gov/broadband-nc/broadband-survey/community-action-form

Complete the Community Action Form

Designed to gather information about locations in the state that do not have adequate internet access or internet speeds.

https://www.ncbroadband.gov/broadband-nc/broadband-survey/community-action-form

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