PR Newswire: Launch Of Two Online Exhibitions Allows The Country Music Hall Of Fame® And Museum To Serve A Broader Audience (PRESS RELEASE)

PR Newswire: Launch Of Two Online Exhibitions Allows The Country Music Hall Of Fame® And Museum To Serve A Broader Audience (PRESS RELEASE). “Today, the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum unveiled new, free-to-access online exhibitions: Suiting the Sound: The Rodeo Tailors Who Made Country Stars Shine Brighter and Dylan, Cash and the Nashville Cats: A New Music City. These multimedia exhibits are the first designed exclusively for the museum’s website.”

Nashville Business Journal: Nashville chosen as test market for Google Fiber 2 Gig

Nashville Business Journal: Nashville chosen as test market for Google Fiber 2 Gig. “Google Fiber may have an internet solution for Nashville families with kids learning virtually and parents trapped in Zoom meetings. Nashville has been chosen as a test market for Google Fiber 2 Gig, according to a blog post by Google Fiber Director of Product Management Amalia O’Sullivan, along with Huntsville, Alabama.”

Ars Technica: AT&T and Comcast lawsuit has nullified a city’s broadband competition law

Ars Technica: AT&T and Comcast lawsuit has nullified a city’s broadband competition law. “AT&T and Comcast have convinced a federal judge to nullify an ordinance that was designed to bring more broadband competition to Nashville, Tennessee. The Nashville Metro Council last year passed a ‘One Touch Make Ready’ rule that gives Google Fiber or other new ISPs faster access to utility poles. The ordinance lets a single company make all of the necessary wire adjustments on utility poles itself, instead of having to wait for incumbent providers like AT&T and Comcast to send work crews to move their own wires.”

Nashville TN Police Officer Under Investigation After Facebook Post Referencing Minnesota Shooting

A police officer in Nashville, Tennessee has been decommissioned and is under investigation after making what he says was a “sarcastic” comment on a Facebook post. “Chief Steve Anderson this afternoon directed that Hermitage Precinct midnight shift Officer Anthony Venable be immediately decommissioned pending the results of an internal investigation into a post he made from his personal Facebook account referencing the police-involved shooting in Falcon Heights, Minnesota.”

Google Fiber Headed to Nashville, TN

Google Fiber is headed to Nashville. “The company has confirmed that Google Fiber will be initially available to residents of four apartment and condominium buildings in Nashville, Tennessee. Google does say that it hopes to expand the gigabit service to ‘the lion’s share’ of the city eventually.” You still can’t get Google Fiber where I live. But the promise of it — oh, hasn’t that made the existing Internet providers all friendly and customer-focused!