Percentage with access to 100 Mbps download or faster
Percentage with access to
1 Gbps download or faster
Average Mbps download speed
Being close to a metro area means that you might have access to a larger pool of fast internet options. Below are the top 3 metro locations per state.
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin – Population 1,930,961
Memphis – Population 1,350,620
Knoxville – Population 883,309
The largest metro area in Tennessee is Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin with a population of 1,930,961.00. This is followed by the Memphis metro area, with a population of 1,350,620.00. This matters because according to the FCC data, areas with the highest population density tend to offer higher speeds and have access to more Internet providers.
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89% get DSL
85% get Cable
36% get Fiber
100% get Satellite
Broadband government information
As Tennessee seeks to develop a more focused effort on technology-based economic development, Connected Tennessee, under the guidance of the state, will compile and maintain an inventory of industrial and business park broadband availability that will be made available to all economic developers in the state.
TN Internet news
As part of a longstanding project to connect essential community anchor institutions across the country, and facilitate closer collaboration and long-term benefits for education, research, healthcare, public safety, and government services, the University Corporation for Advanced Internet Development (UCAID) proposes a comprehensive 50-state network benefitting approximately 121,000 community anchors.