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Blog // Connected Tennessee

Connected Tennessee Releases 2014 Business Survey Results

By Jennifer Cobb

Connected Tennesses released its business survey results Thursday revealing Tennessee businesses earned over $37 billion dollars in online sales in 2013; 81% of Tennessee businesses now use broadband, up 5 percentage points from 2013; and many businesses cite training, tech knowledge as important for new employees. To check out the rest of the results, take a look at our awesome infographic or click here to access the survey. 

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Connected Tennessee Computers 4 Kids (C4K) Program Selected for NASCIO Annual Conference Give Back

By Jennifer Cobb

The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) will be hosting its annual conference in Nashville September 28-October 1 at the Omni Nashville Hotel. As part of the conference festivities, NASCIO selects a technology non-profit to sponsor in the city of each conference and Connected Tennessee's Computers 4 Kids (C4K) program has been chosen for NASCIO's “Give Back” program. Since 2008, the C4K program has placed over 5,000 computers into the service of disadvantaged Tennessee youth, enabling over 90,000 hours of digital literacy training in 2012 alone. Show your Tennessee pride and help us make this the largest NASCIO...

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Google Event in Jackson, TN - August 13

By Jennifer Cobb

U. S. Senator Bob Corker’s office is partnering with Google to bring Tennessee Get Your Business Online to Jackson, Tennessee on Wednesday, August 13.    Google’s Tennessee Get Your Business Online - Jackson Event Wednesday, August 13, 2014 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM CT The Aeneas Building 405 East College Street Jackson, TN 38301   This event is free and open to the public. Tennesseans are encouraged to register in advance for the event. For more information or to register, click http://www.gybo.com/tennessee Businesses unable to attend can still create a free website and access relevant resources by visiting www.TennesseeGetOnline....

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Connected Tennessee Featured on Local WAY-FM Radio

By Jennifer Cobb

Connected Tennessee was recently selected to be highlighted by local radio station 88.7/89.9 WAY-FM as its “Mid-South Spotlight” as Corey Johns, Connected Tennessee’s executive director, sat with host Betty Rock sharing Connected Tennessee’s mission and goals. Johns also shared the impact of the Connected Tennessee organization since its beginning in 2007, emphasizing the past, present, and future of broadband as it pertains to many facets of our everyday lives. The recent announcement that Tennessee is leading the nation in residential Gigabit broadband access, and programs including Computers 4 Kids, Digital Works, and the Connected...

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