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Cultural Institutions

Broadband is fundamental to connecting these treasured icons that enhance the economic base of communities, deliver daily educational opportunities, provide access to content, and emerge as local centers of pride. MCNC provides a high-speed, digitally-connected state that touches a variety of community anchors and cultural institutions.

Connecting and Advancing Cultural Institutions

Interactive Learning

MCNC provides services and support to all of North Carolina’s aquariums (Carteret, Dare, and New Hanover counties), the NC Museum of Natural Sciences, and Marbles Kids Museum. These cultural institutions advance discovery and science, providing resources, classes, exhibits, and interactive engagement to visitors as they promote an appreciation for nature and a passion for learning.

Collaborative Initiatives

The services provided by MCNC help these institutions deliver memorable experiences and educational programs of significant interest for visitors. MCNC looks forward to collaborating with and serving more of North Carolina’s cultural institutions.

Why Cultural Institutions Choose MCNC

Customizable Solutions

MCNC works collaboratively with Cultural Institutions to create full sets of customizable solutions that meet their specific needs.

Internet2

Cultural Institutions Connected to MCNC’s network gain access to Internet2, a national research and education network.

Secure Network

Enhanced DDoS protection is provided at no additional cost.

Support

The proactive, North Carolina based Network Operations Center staff are available 24x7x365.

Client Satisfaction

MCNC’s overall satisfaction rate is over 99%.

High-Speed & Reliable Broadband

Meets the needs of North Carolina cultural institutions via protected connectivity backup connections.

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Services and expertise to help organizations of all sizes.

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Day 10: MCNC’s great work culture is the foundation for steady growth

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Day 9: New NCShare project levels digital playing field in higher education

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Day 8: Managed Endpoint Protection stops cyberattacks in their tracks

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Day 7: MCNC boosts high-speed health care in North Carolina

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Day 5: MCNC maintains push towards digital equity and inclusion

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Day 6: MCNC Community Day returns for North Carolina

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Day 3: MCNC is a great place to work

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Day 10: Fueling innovative, accessible healthcare during COVID-19

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Day 9: Cybersecurity remains highest priority for MCNC

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Day 8: Pandemic uncovers the realities of NC’s rural digital divide

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Day 7: MCNC enhances integrated marketing and communications

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Day 5: New leadership inspires innovation on MCNC Advisory Council

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