Press Releases

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N.C. Secretary of Commerce Sharon Decker Visits Wireless Research Center of North Carolina

Wake Forest, N.C. – February 4, 2014 – The Wireless Research Center of North Carolina and Mayor Vivian Jones, of the Town of Wake Forest, welcomed North Carolina Secretary of Commerce Sharon Decker.  The Secretary toured the facility and discussed economic development impact of the wireless industry.

Wireless Research Center of NC Unveils New Program for Wireless Testing, Targets Academia and Research

Wake Forest, N.C. – January 28, 2014 –The Wireless Research Center of North Carolina (WRCNC) has begun a new testing program that offers significant discounts for universities, research and non-profit institutions utilizing the Center’s testing facilities. The Center will offer half hour test blocks to research partners, saving them significantly over the four hour minimum for commercial accounts, and receiving pricing discounts in addition.

FokusLabs Enters Wireless Research Center’s Commercialization Center

Wake Forest, N.C. –  December 12, 2013  – The Wireless Research Center of North Carolina (WRC) announced that FokusLabs has  entered the non-profit’s new Commercialization Center.  The new Commercialization Center is designed to help entrepreneurs get new products to market quickly, and to take advantage of the advisory and testing services offered by the WRC.

Wireless Research Center of North Carolina Announces CTIA Certification

Expands growth opportunities for Center and commercially viable companies
Wake Forest, N.C. – November 7, 2013 – The Wireless Research Center of North Carolina (WRCNC) has, as of November 6, 2014, been certified as a CTIA Authorized Test Lab (CATL) for mobile station radiated performance testing. Wireless devices on all nationwide cellular networks are required to be tested by a CATL using the CTIA’s over-the-air (OTA) test procedure in order to receive a certification. As the only CATL in North Carolina, the WRCNC is able to enhance its support of local and regional businesses developing wireless products.

Golden LEAF Foundation Grants $750,000 to Wireless Research Center of North Carolina

Funding Portable Wireless Network Test Capability in the State
Wake Forest, N.C. – September 26, 2013 – Golden LEAF Foundation, a nonprofit organization helping transform North Carolina’s economy, has awarded a $750,000 grant to the Wireless Research Center of North Carolina (WRCNC) to establish Portable Wireless Network Test Capability (PWNTC) in North Carolina. read more…

ECU partners with Wireless Research Center of NC

Developing Commercial Opportunities for Emerging Technology Research Projects
Wake Forest, N.C. – September 19, 2013 – The East Carolina University (ECU) Office of Technology Transfer and the Wireless Research Center of North Carolina (WRCNC) today announced an effort to develop commercial opportunities for emerging technology research projects at ECU. The agreement encourages commercialization of wireless technology by offering ECU access to WRCNC’s ready access test laboratories. read more…