Tennessee will be among eight states in a new project to expand and update a national broadband map.
A news release from U.S. Sen Marsha Blackburn’s office says the project by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration will help Tennessee get a clear and complete picture of broadband availability.
The other states involved include California, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Carolina, Utah and West Virginia.
Recent federal budget legislation includes $7.5 million for the project.
Tennessee will be 1 of 8 states included in a new @NTIAgov project to expand and update the National Broadband Map. In order to close the digital divide, we must have the most accurate information possible. My full statement here: https://t.co/4UA1eZrz1U.— Sen. Marsha Blackburn (@MarshaBlackburn) February 26, 2019