BellSouth's Tennessee Operations, with headquarters in Nashville, serves 80 percent of Tennessee's population in 60 percent of the state's territory with more than 2.6 million customer lines. This is the third-largest state operation in the company's nine-state region.
BellSouth's Tennessee Network
Even though BellSouth's Tennessee rates are among the lowest in the nation, the company's network infrastructure in Tennessee is as modern as any in the nation, featuring widespread deployment of fiber optic lines and digital switching in every exchange. The company invests more than $350 million for modernization and expansion of its Tennessee infrastructure every year.
Number of BellSouth Tennessee employees (approx): 6,700
Committed to our Tennessee Communities:
Capital Investment in Tennessee:
BellSouth intrastate operations are regulated in Tennessee by the Tennessee Regulatory Authority. Interstate operations are regulated by the Federal Communications Commission.
There are more than 100 companies authorized to offer local telephone service in Tennessee.