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More than a third of Tennessee households have no access to quality internet

More than 14% of Tennessee households have no internet access while more than a third have no access to broadband, according to a new report into internet access. The survey found 34.4% of Tennessee households have no broadband access, which provides the high-speed internet often more reliable and secure than other services. Studies have shown that households with broadband access tend to earn higher incomes and higher educational outcomes for children. Overall, Tennessee has the 15th highest percentage of households without broadband. On the national level, only 29.2% of households have no broadband access and only 10.9% have no internet access.