(SMYRNA, TN) Mayor Mary Esther Reed and Google Fiber’s Ryun Jackson announced Tuesday (6/21/2022) that the Town of Smyrna and Google Fiber have reached an agreement to be the first community outside of Nashville to get Google Fiber.
In a special session from the Smyrna Town Hall, Mayor Mary Esther Reed announced, "The reputation of Google Fiber’s high speed broadband service speaks for itself and we are excited for Google Fiber to be part of our community. Our citizens, schools and corporations will all benefit from this new gigabit internet service.”
Smyrna is situated 23 miles Southeast of Nashville and is the 13th largest city in Tennessee with more than 53,000 residents and double digit growth. Smyrna is home to Nissan’s first production facility in the U.S. as well as Vijon, Taylor Farms, Corporate Flight Management, Franke and headquarters to Smyrna Ready Mix. Smyrna has a growing secondary education sector with Motlow Colleges’ largest off-site campus and TCAT Smyrna Campus / Nissan Training Facility.
Google Fiber's Government and Community Affairs Manager Ryun Jackson said, “Everyone deserves access to fast, reliable internet, and Google Fiber is working to connect more residents in Tennessee to work, school, and each other by providing great internet and customer service. We are looking forward to serving the residents of Smyrna.”
Google Fiber expects to start construction later this year and to begin serving customers in Smyrna in 2023.
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