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Alcatel announces first 10Gig community internet service | Telecoms.com

Alcatel announces first 10Gig community internet service | Telecoms.com | Chattanooga | Scoop.it
Alcatel’s TWDM-PON ultra-broadband technology has underpinned a fibre optic network infrastructure to support the world’s first 10 Gbps community wide network in Chattanooga, USA.
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Rural communities get gigabit Internet: 'We went from the dark ages to highest ... - The Globe and Mail

Rural communities get gigabit Internet: 'We went from the dark ages to highest ... - The Globe and Mail | Chattanooga | Scoop.it
For decades, Scugog Township, a rural community of 22,500 residents in Ontario’s Durham Region, has depended on agriculture, tourism and a smattering of light manufacturing to drive its economy.
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Wireless broadband set to bring superfast speeds to south Skye - Cable.co.uk

Wireless broadband set to bring superfast speeds to south Skye - Cable.co.uk | Chattanooga | Scoop.it
Homes and businesses in south Skye could soon get superfast internet speeds thanks to a community broadband scheme.
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How Kansas City And Google Fiber Changed Chattanooga's Gigabit Story - KCUR

How Kansas City And Google Fiber Changed Chattanooga's Gigabit Story - KCUR | Chattanooga | Scoop.it
When Google Inc. selected Kansas City, Kansas, as the first recipient of its ultra-fast Internet network, the news made headlines around the country. Yet
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Community Broadband Easily Explained - Government Technology

Community Broadband Easily Explained - Government Technology | Chattanooga | Scoop.it
Broadband is magic that directly or indirectly enables us to do things we could not do before, or do them more easily.
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Chattanooga boosts citywide broadband capacity to 10 gigabits - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Chattanooga boosts citywide broadband capacity to 10 gigabits - Chattanooga Times Free Press | Chattanooga | Scoop.it
Chattanooga's EPB, which created America's first Gig city five years ago with its citywide gigabit (1,000 Mbps) Internet service, is taking ultra-fast broadband connections to an even higher level with the addition of 10 Gig service throughout...
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White House: Municipal Broadband will Expand Internet Service and Increase ... - IVN News

White House: Municipal Broadband will Expand Internet Service and Increase ... - IVN News | Chattanooga | Scoop.it
The Internet is a road. Having open roads will increase competition because customers who don't like a service provider can simply ask for a better car.
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Broadband Inches Toward Utility Status - Government Technology

Broadband Inches Toward Utility Status - Government Technology | Chattanooga | Scoop.it
A recent report released by the president's Broadband Opportunity Council made recommendations that would reduce the nation's digital divide.
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Sanford plans to build biggest municipal fiber-optic network in Maine - Press Herald

Sanford plans to build biggest municipal fiber-optic network in Maine - Press Herald | Chattanooga | Scoop.it
City officials announce the expansion of the Three-Ring Binder network at the Digital New England summit in Portland.
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Sanford, Maine, to Build State's Biggest Muni Broadband Network - Government Technology

Sanford, Maine, to Build State's Biggest Muni Broadband Network - Government Technology | Chattanooga | Scoop.it
The project will help Maine reach its broadband potential, as the state has regularly scored in the bottom tier of Internet speeds.
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Why We Need Gigabit Networks - CircleID

Why We Need Gigabit Networks - CircleID | Chattanooga | Scoop.it
There is currently a great deal of debate regarding the need for gigabit networks. There are still a lot of voices, often led by conservative political and media people, who argue that hardly anyone needs such networks.
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Chattanooga is lowest cost city for business startups - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Chattanooga is lowest cost city for business startups - Chattanooga Times Free Press | Chattanooga | Scoop.it
Chattanooga is the least- cost city in America to start a business, according to a study released Wednesday by the online personal finance website SmartAsset.
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Gigabit network is more than a fringe benefit for city of Edinburgh | Botics.com

Gigabit network is more than a fringe benefit for city of Edinburgh | Botics.com | Chattanooga | Scoop.it
As CityFibre begins a 150km fibre dig in Edinburgh, local businesses and the city council outline their objectives and plans for ultrafast
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City-Run Broadband Internet Is a Disaster in the Making - Reason (blog)

City-Run Broadband Internet Is a Disaster in the Making - Reason (blog) | Chattanooga | Scoop.it
These projects aren’t fiscally responsible, but the FCC has given them a thumbs up.
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Silicon Prairie: Tech Hubs of the Heartland Lure Young Talent With $160,000 Homes - Bloomberg Business

Silicon Prairie: Tech Hubs of the Heartland Lure Young Talent With $160,000 Homes - Bloomberg Business | Chattanooga | Scoop.it
High salaries and low cost of living make "Silicon Prairie" one of the top places for growth in tech jobs
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This U.S. City Has the Fastest Internet on the Planet - Breaking911

This U.S. City Has the Fastest Internet on the Planet - Breaking911 | Chattanooga | Scoop.it
TENNESSEE – Chattanooga, known as “Gig City” for being the first in the United States to build a community-wide fiber optic network capable of delivering 1 gigabit (1,000 Mbps) Internet speeds, announced today that municipal utility EPB Fiber...
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Lamp Post Group startup nonprofit WayPaver Labs plans lunar colony - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Lamp Post Group startup nonprofit WayPaver Labs plans lunar colony - Chattanooga Times Free Press | Chattanooga | Scoop.it
The Lamp Post Group has helped fund some intriguing businesses, from the moving and lifting company Bellhops to video production startups Mama Bear Studios and Fancy Rhino.
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Chattanooga: A Model of Urban Revitalization, or Inequality and Gentrification? - The Nonprofit Quarterly (blog)

Chattanooga: A Model of Urban Revitalization, or Inequality and Gentrification? - The Nonprofit Quarterly (blog) | Chattanooga | Scoop.it
The Brookings Institution’s Bruce Katz is a fan of “innovation districts” as sparkplugs for urban revitalization, but downtown Chattanooga’s innovation district doesn’t seem to be undoing—and may be increasing—the city’s levels of economic inequity.
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An innovation district grows in Chattanooga | Brookings Institution

An innovation district grows in Chattanooga | Brookings Institution | Chattanooga | Scoop.it
In the past, my colleagues and I have highlighted Kendall Square in Cambridge, Mass. as an emblematic innovation district.
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Rural Broadband Expansion Must be 'Transformative'-FCC Chairman Wheeler - AgWeb (blog)

Rural Broadband Expansion Must be 'Transformative'-FCC Chairman Wheeler - AgWeb (blog) | Chattanooga | Scoop.it
AgWeb (blog) Rural Broadband Expansion Must be 'Transformative'-FCC Chairman Wheeler AgWeb (blog) The Smart Rural Community Program (SRC) showcases the achievements of progressive companies through awards and recognitions when they 'demonstrate via...
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High-speed internet is moving this 'Gigabit City' into the future - The Southern

High-speed internet is moving this 'Gigabit City' into the future - The Southern | Chattanooga | Scoop.it
Things are happening in Carbondale and they are happening faster than ever before thanks, in part, to the community’s role as the region’s only gigabit city.
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High-speed rural broadband champion MP backs BT remote community pledge - Cumbria Crack

High-speed rural broadband champion MP backs BT remote community pledge - Cumbria Crack | Chattanooga | Scoop.it
A BT pledge to work with the Government to give harder-to-reach homes and businesses access to the high speed fibre optic network has been backed by rural broadband champion, Rory Stewart MP.
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Charter doesn't like proposal for gigabit Internet networks in NY - Albany Times Union

Charter, however, which has already offered to significantly upgrade minimum Internet speeds for Time Warner customers, said the proposal, while helping Gov.
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Chattanooga home sales jump 14.1 percent, median prices up $17050 in past year - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Chattanooga home sales jump 14.1 percent, median prices up $17050 in past year - Chattanooga Times Free Press | Chattanooga | Scoop.it
Chattanooga Realtors boosted August home sales by 14.1 percent above year-ago levels in August even as the number of listings and the median price of homes sold also continued to increase.
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Everyone is talking about Chattanooga - SouthernAlpha (press release) (blog)

Everyone is talking about Chattanooga - SouthernAlpha (press release) (blog) | Chattanooga | Scoop.it
In less than ten days, Startup Week Chattanooga will be taking place in the southeast corner of the state of...
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