Tag: Chattanooga

My 2.5 Months with DirecTV Now (so far)

As just another person that’s disappointed with their cable service, I’m exploring options for getting my entertainment elsewhere. In addition to digitizing the bulk of my video library, I recently saw the advertisements by DirecTV Now. Their introductory offer is three months of streaming TV service for $10 a month; their baseline service. At this point, I’ve had …

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Netflix Raised Their Prices, And I Don’t Care

I normally get upset if I get a notification from a provider about rate increases. I mean who openly thinks that increasing prices on services is a cool thing? Only the service provider. But you know what, I got my notification earlier this month from Netflix that my service rates were going to go up. …

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Reddit AMA: Gig City Solves Net Neutrality Debate

There you have it. In one question, the issues with Net Neutrality are solved. EPB Fiber Optics in Chattanooga, TN has poignantly and elegantly pointed out the problem with the nation’s largest Internet service providers. As you can see from the screenshot above, it seems like the most important question was asked first of EPB …

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Chattanooga’s EPB is the Nations Fastest ISP and Most Affordable

As a customer EPB, and a resident of Chattanooga, I was ecstatic to hear that EPB was drastically reducing the overall cost of the gigabit service to their customer base. EPB announced that it was cutting its gigabit Internet service from $300 month to under $70 a month; cheaper than what is being offered by …

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Why care that ISPs want to increase their speeds?

I’m surprised that the service providers keep using this marketing ploy to lure customers and to some sort of speed competition. Everyone should know by now that you can only get information as fast as it can be sent. What’s more interesting about this is why would you increase the rate at which someone can …

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Chattanooga’s EPB Fiber Internet 150mb

Chattanooga now has one of the fastest fiber connections in the United States. As a person that’s from Chattanooga, I can tell you that this fiber Internet service offered by EPB is sorely needed. Vendors like Charter, AT&T and Comcast have had a strangle hold on that town forever. Comcast has been increasing their rates …

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