MANDATORY 10-DIGIT LOCAL DIALING IS HERE

High Point, NC – March 21, 2016

For Callers in the North Carolina 336 Area Code

Starting April 23, 2016, all local calls made within the North Carolina 336 area code must be placed using the 10 digit telephone number (area code plus the 7-digit local telephone number), whether using home telephone service or cellular

NORTH STATE EXPANDS EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP WITH THE APPOINTMENT OF SCOTT WATTS AS CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER

High Point, NC—November 6, 2015North State, a leading fiber optic network, data center, cloud services and IT solutions provider announced today the appointment of Scott Watts to the position of Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer.

In this newly added role, Watts will oversee all corporate marketing functions, revenue planning, research, business development and

NORTH STATE COMMUNICATIONS ACQUIRES STALWART

Leading data center and cloud services provider obtains leading IT security integrator

High Point, NC—June 24, 2015—North State Communications, a leading fiber optic network, data center and cloud services provider, announces today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Stalwart, a leading IT security integrator. Paired with North State’s 2011