Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

By Becky Jane Newbold
Managing Editor 

Local Broadband Company Awarded $605K for Expansion


August 27, 2020

Most of the staff of JTM Broadband were on the road working Tuesday, including COO Hayden Rawdon who contacted our office to share the news that JTM Broadband would receive state funding to expand broadband in underserved areas of Lewis County. Left, Chief Technical Officer Tom McDonald was joined by Office Manager Leslie Thomas, Robert Pierce, technical support, and Letty Davis and Bailey Gilbert, front office sales, in a photo to celebrate.

Chief Operating Officer Hayden Rawdon announced this week JTM Broadband has been awarded $605,283.20 by the State of Tennessee in Tennessee Emergency Broadband Funds. Part of the CARES Act, the funds are designated to service approximately 258 homes in Lewis County with high speed broadband.

Side roads off Highway 20/Summertown Highway will be targeted to include Grinders Creek Road, Drake Lane, Big Swan Creek Road, Mt. Joy Road and Overhead Bridge Road and some of The Farm, Chief Technical Officer Tom McDonald stated Tuesday.

Standard plans with JTM Broadband start at $50 a month with ot...

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