Knoxville Utilities Board gets green light to provide broadband internet to customers

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The Knoxville Utilities Board has the green light to provide a public fiber broadband network to its customers.

Knoxville City Council approved the proposal Tuesday night, the final regulatory step required.

After a 8-0 vote and marathon of public comments, KUB can now provide 1-gigabit, symmetrical fiber internet service to every customer in its electrical footprint. That’s approximately 210,000 households in mostly Knox, Grainger and Union counties.

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