Chattanooga, TN: The Nation’s Most Automated Smart Grid

Chattanooga was the first community in the U.S. to provide universal access to a gig connection. Although there was significant local support for the project, that didn’t stop Comcast and the state cable association from filing a few lawsuits to try and prevent it from moving forward. Despite these efforts from industry leaders, EPB expanded […]

By : Jason DiVece /January 03, 2013 /Chattanooga, TN, US Gigabit Fiber Networks /0 Comment Read More

Community Broadband Creates Jobs

I came across this interesting study done by the Institute for Local Self-Reliance asserting that community owned fiber networks do in fact spur economic growth. The ILSR periodically collects data on economic development and it’s relationship to community owned broadband networks, and released a fact sheet that documents a few of the many instances when […]

By : Jason DiVece /January 03, 2013 /Bristol, TN, Bristol, VA, Chattanooga, TN, Kansas City, KS, Kansas City, MO, Lafayette, LA, Morristown, TN, US Gigabit Fiber Networks /0 Comment Read More
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