NEO & SNG Report on Broadband Availability and Utilization Released by Tennessee
On July 19th the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TNECD) released a comprehensive report penned by NEO Connect examining statewide broadband.
Tennessee recognized their issues with sufficient broadband, especially in rural areas and commissioned NEO and SNG to uncover:
- What should the state’s definition of broadband be?
- How many Tennesseans do not have access to broadband?
- What is the cost of bringing broadband to Tennesseans that do not have it?
- What are best practices and lessons learned for promulgating broadband from around the country?
This report is the first time that both broadband supply and demand have been assessed at a state level.