Citizens of Tennessee: Do You and Your Family Lack a Fast and Affordable Internet Connection? If you and your family are struggling because you have no reliable, fast and affordable broadband internet connection, you need to know that you are not alone. There are pockets of unserved and underserved areas all across Tennessee. These pockets exist because … More The Broadband Internet Blues
Tennesseans, we live in a very local-oriented state. What we get started in the state starts best in our various locales, building up steam, and then gets pushed up to the state level. The same pertains to our grass-roots efforts to get better broadband internet service. So, this is why three recently passed local resolutions … More Local is Focal
in 2 weeks. If you haven’t already done so, be sure to sign & share the petition to change state law so more Tennesseans can access modern internet and other broadband services. Sign here: TN4fiber Petition Let your elected representatives know that you support proposed legislation, SB1134/ HB1303, seeking to remove the territory restrictions on broadband … More The 2016 Tennessee General Assembly is Convening!
The Citizens Striving to be Part of the 21st Century grassroots group is now joining hands with other similar groups around Tennessee and also with a consortium of municipal broadband providers in Tennessee known as TN4FIBER. This group has the lobbying money behind it, and together with the grassroots groups, will be instrumental in breaking … More Taking our Effort to the Next Level
Update 12/24/2015: more than 1740 signatures! Update 12/10/2015: We have merged the names on our petition with a similar petition being run on Change.org by the TN4FIBER consortium of municipal broadband providers in Tennessee. By the end of September, we had 75 names on our Move On petition; these will be merged with the … More Sign our Petition to the TN Legislature!