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North Carolina

Population Metrics

Percentage of State Population Living Where High-Speed Internet is Available 98%
Percentage of State Population Living Where High-Speed Internet is Unavailable 2%
Percentage of State Households without Access to a Device 9%
Percentage of State Population not using the Internet 14%
Percentage of State Households with no Internet Access or a Device 12%
Percentage of State Households using a Device 91%

Contact

Federal Program Officer Will Rau
wrau@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer Angie Bailey
https://www.ncbroadband.gov/contact
BEAD Inquiries bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries digitalequity@ntia.gov

Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Program

BEAD Program Status Planning Grant Awarded
BEAD Program Award Total $5,000,000.00
BEAD Award Announcement Date 11/21/2022

State Digital Equity (DE) Planning Grant Program

DE Program Status Planning Grant Awarded
DE Award Announcement Date 11/21/2022
DE Planning Award Amount $1,415,614.32

Tribal Broadband Connectivity (TBCP) Program

Total Number of TBCP Program Applications Received 1
Total Number of TBCP Program Awards 0
Total Funds Awarded (TBCP) Not Currently Available

Connecting Minority Communities (CMC) Pilot Program

Total Number of CMC Program Applications Received 9
Total Number of CMC Program Awards 1
Total Funds Awarded (CMC) $2,996,134.00

Broadband Infrastructure (BIP) Program

Total Number of BIP Program Applications Received 15
Total Number of BIP Program Awards 1
Total Funds Awarded (BIP) $29,985,800.00
Timelines

Program Timelines

BEAD timeline

BEAD timeline

DE timeline

DE timeline

Additional Resources

Affordable Connectivity Program


This program helps those in need pay for high-speed Internet service and technology.

Capital Projects Fund


This program helps state governments fund capital projects and infrastructure. It works to expand high-speed Internet to deliver vital services.

ReConnect Loan and Grant Program


This program helps expand high-speed Internet access in rural areas. Funds support construction, facilities, and equipment.