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 144 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

Antioch 97.7% 20 providers
Arlington 99.2% 17 providers
Brentwood 99.6% 24 providers
Bristol 100.0% 14 providers
Chattanooga 100.0% 27 providers
Clarksville 100.0% 23 providers
Cleveland 100.0% 19 providers
Collierville 99.6% 20 providers
Columbia 100.0% 16 providers
Cookeville 100.0% 18 providers
Cordova 95.7% 22 providers
Crossville 97.2% 17 providers
Elizabethton 100.0% 12 providers
Franklin 97.8% 22 providers
Gallatin 98.7% 17 providers
Germantown 99.7% 18 providers
Goodlettsville 97.6% 17 providers
Greeneville 23.3% 9 providers
Hendersonville 99.2% 19 providers
Hermitage 97.7% 22 providers
Hixson 99.5% 18 providers
Jackson 100.0% 20 providers
Johnson City 99.4% 17 providers
Kingsport 100.0% 15 providers
Knoxville 99.2% 31 providers
La Vergne 99.8% 21 providers
Lebanon 98.6% 22 providers
Madison 97.7% 18 providers
Maryville 100.0% 21 providers
Mcminnville 100.0% 14 providers
Memphis 98.5% 32 providers
Morristown 99.9% 16 providers
Mount Juliet 100.0% 19 providers
Murfreesboro 96.0% 23 providers
Nashville 97.7% 30 providers
Ooltewah 100.0% 15 providers
Sevierville 99.1% 19 providers
Shelbyville 100.0% 15 providers
Smyrna 95.7% 21 providers
Last Updated on 6/21/2016.

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