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Connected Tennessee The Trail to Innovation. Michael Ramage Executive Director [email protected] Before…. Leading Barriers to Broadband Adoption Awareness & Education Computer Ownership Availability Underserved Groups Rural residentsRural business ElderlySmall business

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Connected tennessee the trail to innovation

Connected TennesseeThe Trail to Innovation

Michael Ramage

Executive Director

[email protected]


Before

Before….

  • Leading Barriers to Broadband Adoption

    • Awareness & Education

    • Computer Ownership

    • Availability

  • Underserved Groups

    • Rural residentsRural business

    • ElderlySmall business

    • Low-incomeAgriculture / Retail


Connected tennessee the trail to innovation

Broadband Availability & Grassroots InterestOver 60 providers representedOver 5,000 broadband inquiries


Residential impact

Residential Impact

  • Growth in Application Use:

  • 210% - Interacting w/ healthcare

  • 153% - Interacting w/ state govt.

  • 107% - Interacting w/ local govt.

  • 58% - Taking classes online

  • 57% - Purchasing products online

  • 48% - Communicating w/ teachers

Key Residential Growth

  • Over the past year, Tennessee has seen above national average growth in Computer Ownership, Internet Adoption and Broadband Adoption.

  • Underserved Group Growth:

    • 124% growth in broadband adoption among low-income families with children

    • 53% growth in broadband adoption among residents 65 and older

    • 30% growth in in rural broadband adoption


Business impact

Business Impact

  • Key Business Growth:

  • 60% Broadband adoption rate among all businesses

  • 56% of broadband-connected businesses reported that the Internet has improved their business (14% growth)

  • 25% growth in website development among small businesses

  • 16% growth in broadband use among small and medium business use


Connected tennessee the trail to innovation

Michael Ramage, Executive Director

618 Church Street, Suite 305

Nashville, TN 37075

Office: 615.242.9508

[email protected]


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