Jackson one of seven recognized as a Gig City in Tennessee

It took about 11 years, but the payoff for Jackson Energy Authority came during a business summit in Kansas City, Mo., in January. Jackson was named the next "Gig City," as JEA upgrades its fiber network to offer Internet speeds up to 1 gigabit per second. "This is a community that has made available the next generation of broadband," Jim Ferrell, president and CEO of Jackson Energy Authority, said. "These ultra-fast Internet speeds will help to assure innovation as it relates to the next generation of

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