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Recent News // News Release: Connected Tennessee’s Business Survey Details Broadband’s Impact on Commerce

Thursday, November 14, 2013

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

By Jennifer Cobb

October marks the 10th anniversary of National Cyber Security Awareness Month sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security, the National Cyber Security Alliance, and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center.

Recent News // News Release: Connected Tennessee Presents Stigall Center of Morning Star Baptist Church With New Printers

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Tennessee’s First Connected Communities

By Jennifer Cobb

Just last week, two communities in Tennessee became the first and second certified Connected communities in the state after participating in the Connected program.

Recent News // News Release: Tennessee Welcomes First Certified Connected Communities

Thursday, October 10, 2013

The Legacy of C4K

By Jennifer Cobb

The three-year federal funding term for the Connected Tennessee Computers 4 Kids (C4K) program has come to an end and we at Connected Tennessee want to thank the US Department of Commerce, NTIA, and the Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development for their support over the past three years.

Events // Morristown Certified Connected Celebration

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Morristown Certified Connected Celebration

October 10, 2013 at 7:30 a.m. EST

Morristown Utility System/FiberNet 919 Jarnigan Ave., Morristown, TN  37813

RSVP by October 7 to Alyson Ferine at

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Events // Sullivan County Certified Celebration

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Sullivan County Certified Celebration

October 9, 2013 at 10 a.m. EST

Tri-Cities Airport 2525 Tennessee 75, Blountville, TN 37617

RSVP by October 4 to Alyson Ferine at

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E-rate Reform Offers Key Opportunity to Further Close Digital Divide

By Connected Nation

The FCC is in process of reforming the Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund -- better known as "E-rate."  Last week, the FCC received comments  from over 700 members of the public – educators, librarians, state and local government, industry members, and non-profit companies – including Connected Nation – all that are working to bridge the digital divide for our nation’s students. 

Connected Nation’s comments focus on three key points that the FCC should follow as it modernizes the E-rate program: 

Maps of Proposed Connect America Fund, Phase I, Broadband Upgrades

By Connected Nation

Today, Connected Nation unveils a set of maps of the areas that broadband providers have proposed to receive subsidies to upgrade to broadband, as part of the FCC’s Connect America Fund Phase I.

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