EPB Fiber Optics Working In Overtime For Vols Fans


Chattanooga, TN (September 4, 2014) – EPB Fiber Optics will be working around the clock during the next 48 hours to ensure Tennessee Vols fans who make the Smart Move to EPB Fiber Optics won’t miss Saturday’s game in stunning high definition on The SEC Network.

When the Volunteers host Arkansas State at noon Saturday, The SEC Network will broadcast the game on their overflow channels. While other providers only offer The SEC Network overflow channel in standard definition, Fi TV Gold subscribers can enjoy this game and others on channel 384 in high definition.

Our offer is simple – sign up for Fi TV Gold by 7:00 p.m. Friday, September 5, and we’ll have services installed by noon Saturday, in time for the game. Just call us at 423-648-1372. 

About EPB

Established as an independent board of the City of Chattanooga in 1935, EPB is a municipally-owned utility that provides electric power and fiber optic communications services as a means of promoting economic development and enhancing quality of life across the local area. 

EPB serves nearly 180,000 homes and businesses in a 600 square-mile area that includes greater Chattanooga, as well as parts of surrounding counties and areas of North Georgia. 

In 2010, EPB became the first provider in the United States to deliver up to 1 Gig (1,000 mbps) internet speeds utilizing a community-wide fiber optic network that provides access to every home and business in its service area.  In 2015, EPB became the first (and to date) only American ISP to make up to 10 Gig (10,000 mbps) internet speeds accessible to all of its residential and commercial customers as a standard offer. 

EPB has also utilized its community-wide fiber optic network to deploy the most advanced and highly automated smart grid power management system in the nation. In recognition of EPB’s groundbreaking infrastructure, the Department of Energy and Oak Ridge National Laboratory are utilizing EPB’s smart grid as a national model for researching and developing best practices. EPB is also the first major power distribution utility to earn the USGBC’s PEER certification for having a highly automated, modernized electric power grid.


September 4, 2014


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