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Blog // Connected Tennessee

Connected and In Touch: Broadband Adoption Surges Among Connected Tennessee’s Target Groups

By CTN Staff

  Connected Tennessee recently revealed the very latest in broadband adoption data with the release of its Tennessee’s Technology Trends survey. The survey finds that since Connected Tennessee’s inception in 2007, Tennessee has experienced a 35% increase in broadband adoption. Today more than one-half (58%) of all Tennessee adults have broadband service at home, which translates into more than 2.7 million Tennesseans. Particularly noteworthy: broadband adoption has grown fastest among Tennessee’s low-income residents (those with incomes below $25,000), minorities and rural residents; all groups...

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Connected and In Touch: Broadband Adoption Surges Among Connected Tennessee’s Target Groups

By CTN Staff

Connected Tennessee recently revealed the very latest in broadband adoption data with the release of its Tennessee’s Technology Trends survey. The survey finds that since Connected Tennessee’s inception in 2007, Tennessee has experienced a 35% increase in broadband adoption. Today more than one-half (58%) of all Tennessee adults have broadband service at home, which translates into more than 2.7 million Tennesseans. Particularly noteworthy: broadband adoption has grown fastest among Tennessee’s low-income residents (those with incomes below $25,000), minorities and rural residents; all groups...

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New Labor Vehicles Hit the Road with Job Resources

By CTN Staff

  Yesterday at the Capitol, Governor Haslam and the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development unveiled three vehicles designed to improve outcomes for those looking for work. Three “Career Coaches” were customized with 10 computer workstations with Internet access, printers, fax machines, and flat screen TV’s with SMART Board overlays to facilitate classroom instruction. The intent of these roving offices is to bring job matching and training to rural communities that have limited access to a Tennessee Career Center."Job growth is my priority, and one of four focuses must be tackling unemployment in rural...

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Policy & Media Expert Weighs on on "Leadership and Civility in the Digital Age"

By CTN Staff

Deborah Tate, Lipscomb University, and Cornerstone bring Part 2 of their “Leadership and Civility in the Digital Age” series to Lipscomb’s Ezell Center tomorrow night, where former FCC Commissioner Tate will moderate a panel discussion of experts from Centerstone exploring cyberbullying, online security, privacy issues, and everything a parent should know to educate, empower, and protect their children on the Internet.   Centerstone panelists will be joined via Skype by Jim Steyer, CEO and founder of Common Sense Media, a foundation dedicated to providing the information families need to thrive in the digital world.   Steyer...

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