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North state to serve as the official fiber internet provider of nc’s oldest festival

NORTH STATE TO SERVE AS THE OFFICIAL FIBER INTERNET PROVIDER OF NORTH CAROLINA’S OLDEST FESTIVAL

North State providing Fiber Internet at Everybody’s Day in Thomasville

High Point, NC—September 23, 2014North State, a fiber-based Internet and cloud service provider, is the Official Fiber Internet Provider of the 2014 Everybody’s Day. Everybody’s Day is a street festival dating back more than 100 years in Thomasville, NC and is the oldest festival in North Carolina. This year it’s being held in Downtown Thomasville on September 27th between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

“We’re very happy to be partnered with the Thomasville Chamber of Commerce as the fiber Internet provider of this year’s Everybody’s Day festival,” said Royster Tucker III, Chief Executive Officer at North State. “Increasing possibilities through our fiber network is at the core of North State’s approach, and we’re excited to share this with our neighbors in Thomasville.”

“We are so excited to have North State partnering with us,” said Doug Croft, President of the Thomasville Area Chamber of Commerce. “Everybody’s Day may hold the title of North Carolina’s oldest festival, but we are very modern in our approach to community involvement.”

To learn more about North State or to find out if fiber is available in your area, visit NorthStateFiber.com.

Imagine. Able.
North State’s fiber network delivers Gigabit Internet and stunning HD directly to the homes and business of the Triad, putting everything customers can imagine at their fingertips the moment they imagine it. By creating a world of possibilities, North State wants customers to stop thinking about the things they can’t do and start to imagine all they’ll be able to.

About North State
North State provides homes and businesses with Gigabit speeds on a fiber optic network that includes TV, Internet and communication services. Through their wholly owned subsidiary, DataChambers, North State provides best-in-class data center collocation, cloud, managed data, and disaster recovery services to enterprise customers. Find out more at NorthStateFiber.com or DataChambers.com.

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North state announces new way to watch tv, tv2go

NORTH STATE ANNOUNCES NEW WAY TO WATCH TV, TV2GO

High Point, NC—September 16, 2014—North State is now making it easier for you to catch up on your favorite shows with TV2GO, a new way to watch TV on your laptop, tablet or mobile device—anywhere you have Internet access. This complimentary service is available to anyone with a Fiber TV plan. Once they are signed in, North State customers can watch the current offerings from a lineup of more than 40 networks that includes some of the best programming available.

“TV2GO is just one part of why our new fiber-optic service offerings are giving our customers top-of-the-line entertainment options,” said Royster Tucker III, Chief Executive Officer of North State. “With TV2GO, our Fiber TV customers can experience a new kind of freedom that North State is proud to help them achieve.”

Fiber TV customers must first visit the TV2GO portal to sign in with their North State credentials. Customers are then free to watch programs from a variety of networks, including Bravo, Comedy Central, E!, Fox Sports, MTV, National Geographic and many others. For a full list of available networks, visitnorthstate.net/TV2GO.

To learn more about North State or to find out if fiber is available in your area, visit NorthStateFiber.com.

Imagine. Able.

North State’s fiber network delivers Gigabit Internet and stunning HD directly to the homes and business of the Triad, putting everything customers can imagine at their fingertips the moment they imagine it. By creating a world of possibilities, North State wants customers to stop thinking about the things they can’t do and start to imagine all they’ll be able to.

About North State

North State provides homes and businesses with Gigabit speeds on a fiber optic network that includes TV, Internet and communication services. Through their wholly owned subsidiary, DataChambers, North State provides best-in-class data center collocation, cloud, managed data, and disaster recovery services to enterprise customers. Find out more at NorthStateFiber.com or DataChambers.com.

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North state named official fiber internet partner of wake forest athletics

NORTH STATE NAMED OFFICIAL FIBER INTERNET PARTNER OF WAKE FOREST ATHLETICS

High Point, NC—September 3, 2014—North State, a North Carolina–based provider of fiber Internet, data and entertainment services with its headquarters in High Point, is now the Official Fiber Internet Partner of Wake Forest University Athletics. The partnership will begin with the upcoming Wake Forest Football and Basketball season starting with the Wake Forest Football Home Season Opener against Gardner-Webb at 6:30 p.m. on September 6.

A fixture in the Triad for more than a century, North State is one of the nation’s largest companies delivering Internet, data and communication services to homes and businesses across an all-fiber network. The company recently announced the rollout of Gigabit Internet for homes and small businesses this year.

“We are pleased to associate our brand with Wake Forest University’s stellar athletics program,” said Royster Tucker III, Chief Executive Officer at North State. “Wake produces exciting teams, great athletes and an excellent fan experience as the Triad’s anchor in the ACC. We look forward to working closely with them through this partnership.”

“North State has made a significant commitment to Wake Forest University Athletics, and we welcome to our sponsor family this growing North Carolina–based company that is so important to the Triad,” said Jeff Salisbury, General Manager of Wake Forest IMG Sports Marketing.

To learn more about North State or to find out if fiber is available in your area, visit NorthStateFiber.com.

Imagine. Able.

North State’s fiber network delivers Gigabit Internet and stunning HD directly to the homes and business of the Triad, putting everything customers can imagine at their fingertips the moment they imagine it. By creating a world of possibilities, North State wants customers to stop thinking about the things they can’t do and start to imagine all they’ll be able to.

About North State

North State provides homes and businesses with Gigabit speeds on a fiber optic network that includes TV, Internet and communication services. Through their wholly owned subsidiary, DataChambers, North State provides best-in-class data center collocation, cloud, managed data, and disaster recovery services to enterprise customers. Find out more at NorthStateFiber.com or DataChambers.com.

About Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University combines the best traditions of a small liberal arts college with the resources of a large research university. Founded in 1834, the school is located in Winston-Salem, N.C. The University’s graduate school of arts and sciences, divinity school, and nationally ranked schools of law, medicine and business enrich our intellectual environment. Learn more about Wake Forest University at www.wfu.edu.

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North state is the proud sponsor of the high point cycling classic

NORTH STATE IS THE PROUD SPONSOR OF THE HIGH POINT CYCLING CLASSIC

High Point, NC—September 3, 2014— North State is a sponsor of the High Point Cycling Classic to be held September 5–6th. In addition to the races, the festival includes live music, vendors and refreshments. The event centers on the USA Cycling Professional Criterium National Championship. The Criterium races will close down the streets of downtown High Point—racers start at Mendenhall Transportation Terminal and follow the closed-loop course of less than 5k.

“This is a chance for High Point to show off its southern hospitality to a collection of elite athletes and their fans,” said Royster Tucker III, Chief Executive Officer at North State. “With a history of more than 100 years in the area, North State is and always has been excited to show off the community that has supported us in so many ways.”

The two-day event includes live music from the AJ Ghent Band, a Kids Zone, food and beverage, vendors, and hand-built and vintage bike displays. For more information, visit the event’s website or emailinformation@hpcyclingclassic.com.

To learn more about North State or to find out if fiber is available in your area, visit NorthStateFiber.com.

Imagine. Able.

North State’s fiber network delivers Gigabit Internet and stunning HD directly to the homes and business of the Triad, putting everything customers can imagine at their fingertips the moment they imagine it. By creating a world of possibilities, North State wants customers to stop thinking about the things they can’t do and start to imagine all they’ll be able to.

About North State

North State provides homes and businesses with Gigabit speeds on a fiber optic network that includes TV, Internet and communication services. Through their wholly owned subsidiary, DataChambers, North State provides best-in-class data center collocation, cloud, managed data, and disaster recovery services to enterprise customers. Find out more at NorthStateFiber.com or DataChambers.com.

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North state to sponsor the beach blast concert series in high point

NORTH STATE TO SPONSOR THE BEACH BLAST CONCERT SERIES IN HIGH POINT

High Point, NC—September 3, 2014— North State is a sponsor of the Ilderton’s High Point Beach Music Blast Concert Series. Each Thursday in September, beginning on the 4th, from 5:30–8:30 p.m., there will be a performance at Ilderton Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep at 701 S. Main St. in High Point. As in years past, the concert series is presented to benefit the Children’s Home Society of NC.

“Part of North Carolina’s storied history includes our own type of beach music,” said Royster Tucker III, Chief Executive Officer at North State. “North State has similar deep roots in the High Point community. Supporting this wonderful cause, particularly with an event that has so much local flavor, is another way we can give back to the best part of our business: our customers and our community.”

This year’s lineup includes local favorites The Embers featuring Craig Woolard on September 4th, JayBird and Soul Central on the 11th, Band of Oz on the 18th, and Special Occasion on the 25th. Tickets are $7 and can be purchased at the gate. For more information, visit the event’s webpage or contact Courtney Dabney at cdabney@chsnc.org or 336-369-3822.

To learn more about North State or to find out if fiber is available in your area, visit NorthStateFiber.com.

Imagine. Able.

North State’s fiber network delivers Gigabit Internet and stunning HD directly to the homes and business of the Triad, putting everything customers can imagine at their fingertips the moment they imagine it. By creating a world of possibilities, North State wants customers to stop thinking about the things they can’t do and start to imagine all they’ll be able to.

About North State

North State provides homes and businesses with Gigabit speeds on a fiber optic network that includes TV, Internet and communication services. Through their wholly owned subsidiary, DataChambers, North State provides best-in-class data center collocation, cloud, managed data, and disaster recovery services to enterprise customers. Find out more at NorthStateFiber.com or DataChambers.com.

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North state is official sponsor of the jazz and blues festival

High Point, NC—August 30, 2014North State is the official fiber Internet provider of the 4th AnnualJohn Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival in High Point. Headlined by the influential guitarist and singer George Benson, the festival will begin on August 30 at 12 p.m.

“North State has been a member of the High Point community for more than 100 years,” said Royster Tucker III, Chief Executive Officer at North State. “Jazz and the blues are two uniquely American genres of music that have been inspiring imaginations for decades, something North State has been doing with our Gigabit Internet. Our continued sponsorship of the Coltrane Festival is just one of the ways we show our gratitude to the community that has seen us through the last century.”

This year’s headline act includes saxophonist Boney James and veteran blues singer Latimore in addition to George Benson. Singer Morgan James and 16-year-old guitar virtuoso Andreas Varady are also scheduled to play, as is the North Carolina Coltrane All Star Band, consisting of Jim Hoyle on drums, John Brown on bass, Herb Stephens on guitar, Bernard Wright on piano, Mondre Moffet on trumpet, Neill Clegg on saxophone and Nishah DiMeo on vocals.

To learn more about North State or to find out if fiber is available in your area, visit NorthStateFiber.com.

Imagine. Able.

North State’s fiber network delivers Gigabit Internet and stunning HD directly to the homes and business of the Triad, putting everything customers can imagine at their fingertips the moment they imagine it. By creating a world of possibilities, North State wants customers to stop thinking about the things they can’t do and start to imagine all they’ll be able to.

About North State

North State provides homes and businesses with Gigabit speeds on a fiber optic network that includes TV, Internet and communication services. Through their wholly owned subsidiary, DataChambers, North State provides best-in-class data center collocation, cloud, managed data, and disaster recovery services to enterprise customers. Find out more at NorthStateFiber.com or DataChambers.com.

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North state to bring gigabit internet service to areas of the piedmont triad region of north carolina by the end of the year

High Point, NC—March 18, 2014— North State, a North Carolina–based provider of fiber Internet, data and entertainment services, announced today it has been investing in its fiber network to set the stage for offering gigabit Internet service to homes and businesses in the Piedmont Triad by the end of the year. The company’s initial offering of the ultra-fast internet service will be to homes passed by its fiber network in High Point and portions of Greensboro. North State will continue to expand its gigabit offering further.

“It’s clear that fiber to homes and businesses ushers in a new era of the internet,” said Royster Tucker III, Chief Executive Officer of North State. “We are thrilled that we can continue our fiber- driven momentum and offer gigabit speeds.”

For more information about North State, please visit www.northstate.net.

About North State
North State provides homes and businesses in North Carolina with communications and entertainment services including fiber based TV, Internet, voice and data services. DataChambers, a wholly owned subsidiary of North State, provides best-in-class data center collocation, cloud, managed data and back-up and recovery services to enterprise customers across the southeast and eastern U.S. Find more information at www.northstate.net and www.datachambers.com.

North State Names Royster Tucker III Chief Executive Officer

High Point, NC—March 11, 2014—On February 6, 2014, Royster Tucker III was named President and Chief Executive Officer of North State. North State is an innovative forward-thinking communications and technology company dedicated to meeting the needs of consumers and businesses. Tucker III, the son of Royster Tucker Jr., Chairman and President of the company from 1982–2008, and the great-grandson of North State founder, Jesse F. Hayden, began his career with North State at a young age. He has served in a variety of engineering, operations, marketing management, technology, product development and regulatory positions with the company since 1981, most recently as President and Chief Operating Officer. As CEO, Tucker III assumes full financial and management responsibility for the organization.

“I am honored to be named CEO,” said Royster Tucker III. “We have an excellent executive team to work with, and the entire North State team is outstanding. As the leader of this organization, I intend to continue to inspire growth internally and externally.”

Tucker III was preceded by Chairman and CEO Patrick Harman. Harman has worked in various management positions within North State since 1965 and served as a member of the company’s board of directors since 1980. Harman stepped down from the position of CEO. He will remain Chairman of the Board of Directors.

About North State

North State is one of the nation’s premiere communications and entertainment companies. The company provides services to consumers and businesses, including advanced television, Internet, voice and data services in North Carolina. DataChambers, a wholly owned subsidiary of North State, provides best-in-class data center collocation, cloud, managed data and back-up and recovery services to enterprise customers across the southeast and eastern U.S. Find more information at www.northstate.net and www.datachambers.com.

North state has launched gigabit internet service to areas of the piedmont triad region of north carolina

High Point, NC—August 28, 2014— North State, a North Carolina–based provider of fiber Internet, data and entertainment services, announced today it is now offering Gigabit Internet service to homes and businesses in the Piedmont Triad. The company plans to expand its Gigabit footprint over the next several years.
“By the end of the year, North State plans to offer Gigabit speeds to more than 50,000 households and businesses by leveraging a network in which we’ve invested roughly $80 million,” said Royster Tucker III, Chief Executive Officer of North State. “Our goal over the next two to three years is to become the leading solution in the Triad for Gigabit-speed fiber Internet and TV service.”
To learn more about North State or to find out if fiber is available in your area, visit NorthStateFiber.com.

Imagine. Able.
North State’s fiber network delivers Gigabit Internet and stunning HD directly to the homes and business of the Triad, putting everything customers can imagine at their fingertips the moment they imagine it. By creating a world of possibilities, North State wants customers to stop thinking about the things they can’t do and start to imagine all they’ll be able to.

About North State
North State provides homes and businesses with Gigabit speeds on a fiber optic network that includes TV, Internet and communication services. Through their wholly owned subsidiary, DataChambers, North State provides best-in-class data center collocation, cloud, managed data, and disaster recovery services to enterprise customers. Find out more at NorthStateFiber.com or DataChambers.com.

DataChambers Receives 2013 North Carolina Excellence Award

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – December 3, 2013 – DataChambers, a North Carolina-based information technology firm, today announced it has been selected for the 2013 North Carolina Excellence Award by the Small Business Institute for Excellence in Commerce (SBIEC).

SBIEC notes that DataChambers has consistently demonstrated a high regard for both business ethics and company values and is an emerging leader setting benchmarks that competitors and the industry should follow.

The award is based on SBIEC business surveys, industry research and an exhaustive, year-long immersion in the business climate of North Carolina. DataChambers was singled out for achieving demonstrable success through service to its customers and the community.

“We’ve worked hard to develop a customer-focused culture that has helped us build and retain important relationships over the long-haul,” says Nicholas Kottyan, CEO of DataChambers. “As a result, we’ve been able to grow our business, even in the face of a tough economy. We’re delighted to receive this recognition from SBIEC.”

DataChambers operates data centers in Winston-Salem and Raleigh, N.C., and on November 19 will break ground on an additional data center based at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, N.C.

About DataChambers
DataChambers, headquartered in Winston-Salem, N.C., is a North State Communications company specializing in information technology services. DataChambers offers a full range of management and monitoring services, colocation and cloud solutions, and backup and recovery options. The company is SSAE 16 Type II audited and meets rigorous national standards for safeguarding client systems and data. For more information, visit www.datachambers.com.

About SBIEC
The SBIEC is a leading authority on researching, evaluating and recognizing companies across a wide spectrum of industries that meet its stringent standards of excellence. It has spearheaded the idea of independent enterprise and entrepreneurial growth allowing businesses of all sizes to be recognized locally and encouraged globally.

Particular emphasis is given to meeting and exceeding industry benchmarks for customer service, product quality and ethical practices. Industry leading standards and practices have been developed and implementation of the same has been pioneered by the dedicated efforts of the business community and commerce leadership.

More information on SBIEC can be found at www.sbiec.org.