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Connected Tennessee Releases USF Mobility Fund Eligibility Maps & Analysis

By CTN Staff

Ensuring ubiquitous availability of next-generation mobile broadband networks is critical to economic development and growth. Recognizing this importance, the Federal Communications Commission later this year will distribute $300 million in subsidies to support the construction of high-speed mobile broadband networks in areas that do not currently have mobile broadband access. Today, Connected Tennessee is releasing an analysis of the FCC’s preliminary list of areas in Tennessee that are eligible for the FCC’s Mobility Fund. On February 10, 2012, the FCC released a list of areas in Tennessee census blocks that it determined do not currently...

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Connected Tennessee's BTOP Program Trains Youth in Memphis

By Mandy Hale

Connected Tennessee recently participated in two training events at Boys & Girls Clubs in Memphis. The first event was held at the Sycamore View Club and had close to 100 children present! The second event was held at the Ira Samelson branch and was attended by around 40 children. Connected Tennessee partner Mark Reavis from the University of Memphis and other U of M staff members provided a presentation on Internet safety, educating the youth about safe and educational websites, staying safe while using e-mail and other social media platforms such as Facebook, and how to identify cyber bullying. Connected Tennessee’s Deanna Ward was in...

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