Why does Lenoir, NC Gotta Get a Gigabit?
Lenoir, NC whom recently landed a Google Datacenter (see here)
is also attempting to land the gigabit project that promises to deliver 1gb per second data transfers to it’s businesses and residents. For a small city nestled near the mountains in Nc it’s chances are above average.
Lenoir has recently teamed up with Hickory, NC and created a catchy new slogan for the campaign. What is it? Gotta Get a Gigabit. Try and say that five times fast. What could landing this project mean? Well it would be a huge boost to the local economy that has been hit harder than most due to the predominantly furniture manufacturing base. Companies from all over would want to move to the area in order to take advantage of the insanely fast Gigabit data speeds. Among those that would benefit most would be; Web Firms, Web Hosting Datacenters like ThePlanet.com (largest server/hosting company in the world), as well as new media companies that deal with Video and other high bandwidth needs. Continue reading …