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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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Metro Nashville, MNPS, & Connected Tennessee Host Landmark “Anytime Access for All” Education Technology & Connectivity Leadership Summit

By Jennifer Cobb

On Wednesday, May 21, the Metropolitan Government of Nashville & Davidson County, Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools and Connected Tennessee hosted a day-long event for local leaders from business, education, technology, community and civic organizations to launch a conversation for bridging Nashville’s digital divide for MNPS students who leave school each afternoon and return to homes without technology or broadband service.  Corporate leaders from companies including AT&T, Google, Dell, Samsung and Microsoft joined Tennessee Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman, Nashville Mayor Karl Dean, MNPS Director Dr. Jesse Register...

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