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An economic study of the fiber infrastructure in Hamilton County, Tennessee, and the city of Chattanooga between 2011 and 2020. The study estimates that it added more than $2.6 billion to the local economy and created more than 9,500 jobs.
This resource explains how leaders in Chattanooga, Tennessee, quickly connected low-income families to the internet when the Covid-19 pandemic hit, and then were able to deliver a long-term solution to provide service. The article outlines the project’s major accomplishments, keys to success, and biggest challenges, complete with a timeline and a description of the process.
A study that examines the relationship between broadband speed and county unemployment rates in Tennessee. The researchers used the National Broadband Map and an FCC dataset and discovered that unemployment rates were 0.26 percent lower in counties with high speeds than in counties with low speeds.
This article from January 2019 describes how several states have changed their laws to now allow electric co-ops to offer broadband. The new legislation occurred in Tennessee, Mississippi, Georgia, and Oklahoma.
This 2017 legislation makes changes to the state's broadband accessibility grant program, referred to as the "program," to promote the deployment and adoption of broadband access services. It also directs the Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations to prepare a report updating its January 2017 report on broadband in the state.
This resource describes the state of broadband connectivity in Memphis, Tennessee, and highlights local initiatives to bridge the digital divide. It also includes an interview with the City's Chief Information Officer.
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