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EarthLink completes fiber broadband rollout in Eastern Tennessee

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 EarthLink completes fiber broadband rollout in Eastern Tennessee

Anyone familiar with the unglamorous circumstances of Elvis Presley’s passing might agree he needed a little more fiber in his diet. That would’ve been the case if ‘the King’ was of this generation, as the state he called home is pretty well wired these days, and even more so now EarthLink has completed its “Eastern Tennessee Broadband Project.” Over 500 miles of fiber optics have been installed in “underserved areas,” offering up to 10 Gbps speeds to businesses and institutions, with some ‘last mile’ providers already claiming their stake. Bon appétit, Tennessee.

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EarthLink completes fiber broadband rollout in Eastern Tennessee originally appeared on Engadget on Wed, 14 Nov 2012 08:14:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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