Chattanooga Ups Public Internet Game
Pardon me, boy, is that … 10 Gbps? Tennessee’s fourth-largest city has been a battleground in the broadband wars before, when Comcast and Time Warner Cable tried and failed to keep the city from expanding public broadband networks. Incredibly speedy municipal Internet is already available to every home and business, and now Chattanooga’s EPB Fiber Optics says it’s offering 10 Gbps speeds for $299 a month. This, the fastest residential service in the world, could force ISPs like Comcast to quicken their pace … or see them come out swinging.