TITLE

Fiber Optic Internet in Chattanooga: A Model for the Rest of the Country

AUTHOR(S)
Remy, Charlie
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Tennessee Libraries;2013, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses launch of fiber optic internet technology in Chattanooga, Tennessee by the nonprofit organization Electric Power Board (EPB). Topics discussed include benefits of the technology including creation of jobs, high speed internet access by citizens and economic development of the U.S., rise in internet speed from 50 mega bytes per second (MBPS) to hundred MBPS, and its impact on the Chattanooga Public Library. Views by Harold DePriest, president of EPB, are also presented.
ACCESSION #
97258761

 

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