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NES Dismisses One Touch Make Ready Lawsuit, Makes Agreement With Google Fiber

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nashville Electric Service (NES) dismissed today the lawsuit it filed last October with the Davidson County Chancery Court asking for clarity on its rights and obligations in relation to the One Touch Make Ready ordinance and its prior contracts.

“Today, Google Fiber assured NES it will pay any potential damages that result from NES abiding by the ordinance in relation to the deployment of Google Fiber,” said NES President and CEO Decosta Jenkins. “This is a win for NES, Google Fiber and Nashville residents who are looking forward to having access to Google Fiber.”

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Nashville Electric Service (NES) is one of the 12 largest public electric utilities in the nation, distributing energy to more than 380,000 customers in Middle Tennessee. For more information, visit