Tennessee’s Digital Opportunity Plan Accepted by National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

Monday, April 08, 2024 | 09:00am

Nashville, Tenn. - The Digital Opportunity Plan prepared by the Department of Economic and Community Development (TNECD) was approved by the federal government, granting access to $15.8 million to help close the digital divide in Tennessee.

TNECD intends to use these additional funds to continue supporting programs that provide Tennesseans access to digital skills training and workforce development opportunities.

To learn more about Tennessee’s broadband initiatives and review the state’s Digital Opportunity Plan, please visit tn.gov/broadband.

About the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development

The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development’s mission is to develop strategies that help make Tennessee the No. 1 location in the Southeast for high quality jobs. To grow and strengthen Tennessee, the department seeks to attract new corporate investment to the state and works with Tennessee companies to facilitate expansion and economic growth. Find us on the web: tnecd.com. Follow us on TwitterInstagram and LinkedIn. Like us on Facebook. Subscribe to our YouTube channel.

TNECD Media Contact

Lindsey Tipton

Director of Communications

(615) 339-6608