Monthly Archives: July 2013

Shelby company expands high-speed Internet network
Shelby Star (Online) - July 31, 2013
A Shelby-based communications company recently expanded its fiber-optic network from 500 to 3,000 miles, delivering high-speed Internet to more customers across the state. “We focus on everyone in the state who needs broadband or quality video services," said Dan Limerick, CEO of RST Global Communications. RST is one of several companies with local ties extending Internet connectivity...
RST Global builds fiber network to include most of rural NC
Charlotte Business Journal (Online) - July 30, 2013 RST Global Communications of Shelby wants to light up rural North Carolina in a different way — by bringing fiber-to-the-business capabilities. Through some acquisitions of existing fiber-optic networks in the state, RST executives also believe they can help businesses that need fiber connections expand in less populated regions. “We’re going from Manteo to Murphy and trying to fill all points...
NC firm nears launch of first statewide high-speed commercial Internet access network
WRALTechWire.com - July 29, 2013
Research Triangle Park, N.C. — A high-speed Internet network built on a skeleton of buried fiber-optic cable that will be open to commercial traffic from Manteo to Murphy is in the process of being launched across North Carolina. Once complete, it will be the first statewide network built with fiber. Other Internet Service Providers have offered connectivity over the years, but in...