Tennessee Fiber Spurs Economic Growth

The tiny town of Jackson, TN (pop: 60,000) has become a new hub for tech companies after rolling out its own municipal fiber project. These companies are doing everything from remote data backups to software hosting using the high-speed network built by the city's power agency. With these kinds of high-speed connections, area businesses don't have to maintain as much of their own IT infrastructure, instead accessing applications over the network. Businesses in Jackson's IT industry and looking to use the high-speed connections to spread across the country. Truly a world-class data network is essential for attracting cutting-edge businesses.

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