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C4K to Donate 26 New Printers to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley

By CTN Staff

As part of its ongoing commitment to helping youth in the Boys & Girls Clubs across Tennessee, Connected Tennessee’s Computers 4 Kids (C4K) program will be donating 26 new printers to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley on Thursday, August 30 at the Moses Teen Center in Knoxville at 4 p.m. EST. The printers will be awarded to the club as a part of a donation made by Lexmark International, which has provided a total of 250 printers to the C4K program that will be distributed to Boys & Girls Clubs across the state over the coming weeks. The public and media are encouraged to attend. What to learn more? Contact Alyson...

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Inaugural Board for FirstNet Public Safety Network Announced

By Connected Nation

Today the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) within the Department of Commerce announced the composition of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) Board.  FirstNet was created earlier this year by Congress through the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act with the mandate to create a nationwide interoperable wireless broadband network that will enable police, firefighters, emergency medical service professionals, and other public safety officials to more effectively communicate and do their jobs.  The Act mandates the NTIA to form a FirstNet Board by August 20 comprised of 15...

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