Broadband Service in Tennessee

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BROADBAND IN Tennessee

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COVERAGE BY COUNTY

Tennessee Interactive SVG Map showing broadband coverage by county.
85%
85% BROADBAND COVERAGE
15%
15% POPULATION UNDERSERVED

38.0

29th

BROADBAND SPEEDS

85.0%

of Tennesseeans have access to wired broadband 25mbps or faster.

83.0%

of Tennesseeans have access to broadband 100mbps or faster.

17.8%

of Tennesseeans have access to 1 gigabit broadband.

WIRED COVERAGE

96.0%

of Tennesseeans have access to wireline service.

24.8%

of Tennesseeans have access to fiber-optic service.

86.6%

of Tennesseeans have access to cable service.

90.4%

of Tennesseeans have access to DSL service.

WIRELESS COVERAGE

99.3%

of Tennesseeans have access to mobile broadband service.

18.6%

of Tennesseeans have access to fixed wireless service.

Top 7 Fastest Cities In Tennessee

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1
Signal Mountain
62.7 MBPS
62.7">%
2
Hixson
62.6 MBPS
62.6">%
3
Soddy Daisy
58.4 MBPS
58.4">%
4
Chattanooga
51.8 MBPS
51.8">%
5
Ooltewah
46.8 MBPS
46.8">%
6
Mount Juliet
44.7 MBPS
44.7">%
7
Smithville
44.6 MBPS
44.6">%

GOV'T FUNDING

  • Since 2010, Connected Tennessee has been awarded $4,479,620 in federal grants for Tennessee's Broadband Initiative.
  • Another $15,865,636, accounting for 0.5% of all federal infrastructure grants, was awarded to broadband infrastructure projects in Tennessee.
  • Since 2011, access to a wired connection of at least 10mbps has improved from 89.0% to 91.1% of Tennesseeans.

QUICK STATS

  • In total there are 128 broadband providers in Tennessee.
  • There are 993,000 people in Tennessee without access to a wired connection capable of 25mbps download speeds.
  • There are 808,000 people in Tennessee that have access to only one wired provider, leaving them no options to switch.
  • Another 215,000 people in Tennessee don't have any wired internet providers available where they live.

Sources: Data collected via the FCC, NTIA, and other sources. For a full list of data sources please visit our data page.

Tennessee CITIES

Antioch97.7%19 providers
Arlington99.2%17 providers
Brentwood99.6%23 providers
Bristol100.0%15 providers
Chattanooga100.0%24 providers
Clarksville100.0%21 providers
Cleveland100.0%17 providers
Collierville99.6%19 providers
Columbia100.0%14 providers
Cookeville100.0%19 providers
Cordova95.7%20 providers
Crossville97.2%17 providers
Elizabethton100.0%13 providers
Franklin97.8%21 providers
Gallatin98.7%16 providers
Germantown99.7%20 providers
Goodlettsville97.6%15 providers
Greeneville23.3%10 providers
Hendersonville99.2%16 providers
Hermitage97.7%22 providers
Hixson99.5%14 providers
Jackson100.0%19 providers
Johnson City99.4%19 providers
Kingsport100.0%14 providers
Knoxville99.2%33 providers
La Vergne99.8%20 providers
Lebanon98.6%21 providers
Madison97.7%18 providers
Maryville100.0%19 providers
Mcminnville100.0%15 providers
Memphis98.5%29 providers
Morristown99.9%14 providers
Mount Juliet100.0%18 providers
Murfreesboro96.0%21 providers
Nashville97.7%28 providers
Ooltewah100.0%15 providers
Sevierville99.1%20 providers
Shelbyville100.0%15 providers
Smyrna95.7%19 providers
Last Updated on 7/19/2016.

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