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Google is giving the City of Raleigh $100,000 to create and install benches with WiFi to bring connectivity to Dorothea Dix Park.
Nestled on historic South West Street in Raleigh, lies Heirloom -- a coffee shop and tea house that seamlessly marries the flavors of Laos and Taiwan.
Kaila Curry, WRAL audience engagement producer
Five On Your Side's Keely Arthur shares ways to get better Wifi for under $250.
Keely Arthur, WRAL consumer reporter
Officials are worried about digital security at the Winter Olympics.
Brian Shrader, WRAL anchor/reporter
Amazon's reach just got a little wider Tuesday with the launch of its Sidewalk service that borrows bandwidth from customers to create a larger community network.
To anyone stuck at home with a spotty internet connection or dead zones, Wi-Fi range extenders sound like an easy and affordable solution.
When Consumer Reports tested extenders, two stood out: The Netgear Nighthawk EX7000 Wi-Fi Extender, which costs $90 to $140, and the TP-Link RE220 Wi-Fi Extender for $30.
Monica Laliberte, WRAL executive producer/5 On Your Side reporter
In Edgecombe County, 1,000 out of 6,000 kids don't have access to high speed internet services. Longtime county manager Eric Evans refers to it as a "digital darkness."
Indira Eskieva, WRAL Eastern North Carolina reporter
In 2021, Comcast intends to charge northeastern U.S. customers if they go over 1.2TB of data per month.
CommScope, a global technology network company, is partnering with Google to help bring what the companies say is fast and secure WiFi to public areas such as malls and grocery stores while limiting cellular dead zones.
Students in Fayetteville connect to WiFi using hotspot from buses parked outside their home.
Frustrated with Wi-Fi woes? 5 On Your Side says it might be time for a tuneup.
Frustrated with Wi-Fi woes, 5 On Your Side says it might be time for a tuneup.
Monica Laliberte, WRAL executive producer/5 on Your Side reporter
As the sun set on a recent evening in Rutherfordton, North Carolina, author Beth Revis drove her green SUV into the parking lot of a closed elementary school and connected to the building’s free Wi-Fi. Then, for the third time since the coronavirus pandemic had taken hold, she taught a two-hour writing class from her driver’s seat.
Cecilia Kang, New York Times
April 27, 2020 -- North Carolina should rightfully be proud to be recognized as a leader in the southeast, as well as across the nation, for investing in an effective broadband strategy and the essential role it plays in the economic, educational, workforce development, cultural, and civic engagement for a better post COVID-19 North Carolina. Our progress is to be applauded. However, let's commit as a state to work together in achieving a common goal to assure that the broadband access and availability gap is not just reduced, but eliminated in the near future.
If your home has connectivity dead spots, a mesh system helps boost your signal. Plus, here are some other tips.
The COVID-19 office exodus could be causing a major internet slow-down. It may be time for an upgrade.
Monica Laliberte, Executive producer/consumer reporter
The coronavirus exodus could be causing an internet slow down. Boosting your wifi can help.
Derek Pando rarely had problems with his home internet service — until last week. That was when he began working from his house because of the coronavirus.
Davey Alba and Cecilia Kang, New York Times
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a technique for measuring speed and distance in indoor environments, which could be used to improve navigation technologies for robots, drones – or pedestrians trying to find their way around an airport.
Experts say parents of teenagers, elementary school children and even teenagers need to be cautious when it comes to WiFi-connected toys.
Monica Laliberte, WRAL executive producer/consumer reporter
Despite an ever-growing population, North Carolina is still a largely rural state where many communities have no high-speed internet.