Tag: digital divide

  • Rural Tennessee tangled in turn-of-the-century internet speeds

    A screen shot showing Tennessee from the Indicators of Broadband Need map was created by the United States Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA). The map brings together several different datasets to show information on broadband availability within the United States.

    Lack of high-speed internet in much of rural Tennessee is well known, but today the White House is emphasizing the disparities in broadband access with a new map that visually and vividly highlights the problem. “What it tells you is there’s a lot of places in the United States that aren’t using the internet at […]