Tennessee



State broadband contact(s):

Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Grant offers Infrastructure grants and tax credits for service providers, digital literacy grants, and Broadband Ready Community designation.

Broadband programs:

Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Grant offers Infrastructure grants and tax credits for service providers, digital literacy grants, and Broadband Ready Community designation.

Funding for broadband:

The state offers broadband infrastructure grants, tax credits, and digital literacy training grants. Grant funding totaled $10M in FY2018, $15M in FY2019, and $20M in FY2020.



State Broadband Plan: The Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Act lays out a plan using multiple avenues to address broadband gaps in Tennessee including funding, deregulation and education The state also produced several studies related to broadband access and adoption that are available at tn.gov/broadband.

State information is gathered by BroadbandUSA using publically available sources (e.g. state websites). The information is validated by the points-of-contact at each state-level agency(-ies). This information was last updated Summer 2018. The information is reviewed and updated periodically.