Chattanooga, TN (January 25, 2018) – EPB Fiber Optics is offering McAfee LiveSafe at no additional cost to all Fi-Speed Internet customers. The top-rated security suite protects PCs, Macs, Android and Apple mobile devices from a variety of online threats.
McAfee LiveSafe is the top-of-the-line product in McAfee’s well established security portfolio that offers protection of an unlimited number of customer devices.
“McAfee LiveSafe stands out as a powerful, reliable tool that provides extra value to our customer’s Fi-Speed Internet service,” said EPB Strategic Systems assistant vice president Andy Campbell, “We want our customers to continue to enjoy a worry-free experience when connected to America’s fastest community-wide internet service.”
To help customers make the transition to McAfee LiveSafe, EPB has launched a self-serve web portal at https://epb.com/my-epb/anti-virus. The web portal provides step-by-step support for uninstalling previously used security software and installing McAfee LiveSafe. Additionally, EPB’s Technical Support team is available 24/7 to help customers uninstall existing security software and install McAfee LiveSafe by calling (423) 648-1372.
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 more than 170,000 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. For more information, go to EPB.com.