How a Mid-Sized Tennessee Town Took on Comcast

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/carl-gibson/chattanooga-socialism_b_6812368.html

According to a 2011 survey by the FCC, 61 percent of Americans have only one cable and internet provider to choose from…

But with the help of a $111 million grant from President Obama’s federal stimulus package, The EPB was formed…

A 2-hour video that normally takes 25 minutes to download on a regular broadband network would only take 33 seconds to download on Chattanooga’s network. And like other cable providers, EPB offers TV, internet, and phone service as a bundle, and for less than Comcast charges…

NerdWallet rated Chattanooga the 6th best city for economic growth for 2009 to 2012, the years immediately following its decision to invest in high-speed public broadband network…

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