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Genachowski Statement on NC Next Generation Network

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Released: February 11, 2013

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This is an unofficial announcement of Commission action. Release of the full text of a Commission order constitutes official action.
See MCI v. FCC. 515 F 2d 385 (D.C. Circ 1974).

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February 11, 2013
Neil Grace, 202-418-0506
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STATEMENT FROM FCC CHAIRMAN JULIUS GENACHOWSKI ON THE NORTH

CAROLINA NEXT GENERATION NETWORK

Washington, D.C. – The following statement is attributable to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski:
“Ultra-fast Internet speeds will spur innovators to develop next-generation apps and services that drive
economic growth and U.S. competitiveness. Last month, I challenged providers and community leaders to
establish gigabit communities nationwide. The announcement by six North Carolina communities and
four research universities move us forward, and I congratulate them on their important efforts.”
-FCC-

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