Broadband in Moore County

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)

What Can Citizens Do?

Take the NC Broadband Survey


Complete the Community Action Form

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



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.




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