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Connected Tennessee State Broadband Summit - February 27

By Jennifer Cobb

Connected Tennessee is gearing up to host the first Connected Tennessee State Broadband Summit on Wednesday, February 27. This summit will be held at the Nashville Public Library downtown from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and will bring together local and state representatives from various industries including government, education, healthcare and more to learn about broadband best practices in the state, discuss strategies to address remaining barriers to broadband access, adoption, and use, and to network with other leaders across the state working to bridge the digital divide. This first-of-its-kind summit in Tennessee aims to update existing...

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Which state took #1 in a recent ranking of broadband & technology ?

By Jennifer Cobb

Hint: NOT TENNESSEE. California? Nope. A study conducted by TechNet, a lobbying group made up of tech executives who are advocates for broadband, found that Washington is number 1 for broadband and technology. But Washington state? Yes. Washington’s high ratings in each of the study’s criteria, specifically, broadband adoption, network quality, and economic structure, propelled it ahead of the other 49 states and Washington, D.C. Ranked behind Washington were two east coast states, Massachusetts and Delaware. California, home of Silicon Valley and widely considered the top location for all things tech, ranked 5th. According to the study...

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