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.
89%
89% BROADBAND COVERAGE
17%
17% POPULATION UNDERSERVED

38.0

24th

BROADBAND SPEEDS

89.0%

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

86.2%

of Tennesseeans have access to broadband 100mbps or faster.

37.0%

of Tennesseeans have access to 1 gigabit broadband.

WIRED COVERAGE

95.5%

of Tennesseeans have access to wireline service.

20.7%

of Tennesseeans have access to fiber-optic service.

85.8%

of Tennesseeans have access to cable service.

87.6%

of Tennesseeans have access to DSL service.

WIRELESS COVERAGE

99.9%

of Tennesseeans have access to mobile broadband service.

19.1%

of Tennesseeans have access to fixed wireless service.

Top 5 Fastest Cities In Tennessee

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1.
Chattanooga
52.5 MBPS
52.5">%
2.
Brentwood
48.0 MBPS
48.0">%
3.
Gallatin
47.6 MBPS
47.6">%
4.
Hendersonville
47.0 MBPS
47.0">%
5.
Greenbrier
46.7 MBPS
46.7">%

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 91.9% of Tennesseeans.

QUICK STATS

  • In total there are 162 broadband providers in Tennessee.
  • There are 726,000 people in Tennessee without access to a wired connection capable of 25mbps download speeds.
  • There are 837,000 people in Tennessee that have access to only one wired provider, leaving them no options to switch.
  • Another 299,000 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

Average speed over time
Antioch98.4%20 providers
Arlington94.5%16 providers
Brentwood99.4%23 providers
Bristol100.0%13 providers
Chattanooga99.0%24 providers
Clarksville99.2%18 providers
Cleveland95.9%19 providers
Collierville98.7%19 providers
Columbia95.9%16 providers
Cookeville95.0%20 providers
Cordova98.2%21 providers
Crossville58.3%16 providers
Elizabethton99.3%11 providers
Franklin95.2%24 providers
Gallatin98.3%18 providers
Germantown99.8%17 providers
Goodlettsville95.7%16 providers
Greeneville95.1%10 providers
Hendersonville99.1%18 providers
Hermitage97.8%23 providers
Hixson99.2%15 providers
Jackson97.9%21 providers
Johnson City98.9%17 providers
Kingsport100.0%15 providers
Knoxville98.1%33 providers
La Vergne99.9%19 providers
Lebanon89.8%23 providers
Madison98.6%20 providers
Maryville96.9%17 providers
Mcminnville98.6%12 providers
Memphis98.4%35 providers
Morristown98.3%14 providers
Mount Juliet99.3%20 providers
Murfreesboro96.5%27 providers
Nashville96.8%31 providers
Ooltewah99.3%14 providers
Sevierville86.1%18 providers
Shelbyville91.6%18 providers
Smyrna97.9%24 providers
Last Updated on 10/10/2017.

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