Gig East Exchange
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Wilson is the perfect home for all aspects of the Gig East Exchange. Most important is the city’s Gigabit internet — Greenlight — the first of its kind in North Carolina. Local college campuses, businesses, and more are able to take advantage of the city’s fiber optic network. It’s the fastest in the state and more and more businesses and residents are choosing to make Wilson their home due to both its hometown culture and technology advancement to boot.
Wilson truly has both a small town feel and smart city amenities. The city and its initiatives like the Gig East Exchange are fueling the future of technology and innovation by going beyond the barriers of the agricultural industry, the one-time backbone of the Eastern North Carolina economy. With the Gig East Exchange, barriers will continue to be broken and innovators will find a new home in Wilson.