How Chattanooga used fiber to buoy the rest of its tech community // Venture Beat

October 7th, 2017|

Leaders of Australia’s first Gig city meet America’s first Gig city // Chattanooga Times Free Press

Seeing how Chattanooga is using America's fastest internet is what brought the leaders of Australia's first gig city to Tennessee Thursday as part of their week-long tour of U.S. cities with the fastest broadband speeds.

September 29th, 2016|

Recapping Reverse Pitch

For those of you who weren’t able to make it out last week, our first Reverse Pitch event went off with a bang. Nearly 130 people turned out to hear four local organizations pitch problems they’re willing to pay startups to solve. While the event [...]

April 4th, 2016|

GIGTANK Selects Startups for 2015 Accelerator

Fourteen startups to spend summer launching high-bandwidth applications in Chattanooga CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (May 12, 2015) – Fourteen startup teams from across North America and Europe will soon convene in Chattanooga to launch business applications that could thrive on gigabit networks. As the newest members of [...]

May 12th, 2015|

Ross Mason Talks Innovation and Healthcare

On June 25, Georgia innovator and entrepreneur Ross Mason visited the Gig City to share his professional and personal adventures in healthcare. Hosted by The Company Lab and First Tennessee Bank, the GIGTANK speaker event included introductions from Robert Dooley, the dean of UTC’s School [...]

July 2nd, 2013|

A Riff on Capacity and Platform Development (Part 3 of 3)

Knowledgeable people sometimes question the role of Chattanooga’s gigabit network in the industrial renaissance. And with good reason: they are correct about file size being small compared to other files currently transported over today’s infrastructure. But we must be in touch with the vision of [...]

May 7th, 2013|

Plug into the GIGTANK

GIGTANK 2013 is just around the corner! Our teams are coming from far and wide to spend the summer in the Gig City -- and for good reason. In recent months, there's been quite a bit of buzz highlighting the GIGTANK program and Chattanooga in [...]

April 19th, 2013|

The Ultra High-Speed Fiber Networks: From Gig City to Maker City (Part 2 of 3)

While it can be correctly argued that the present state of 3D printing and additive manufacturing doesn't require a lot of bandwidth in the network that connects the pieces, a compelling argument for the central role of ultra high-speed networks can be made. It’s the nerve center [...]

April 16th, 2013|

PBS NewsHour To Feature CO.LAB

In recent weeks, CO.LAB has made a national media splash -- and we're not slowing down! Tonight, PBS NewsHour will feature a live interview with CO.LAB founder Sheldon Grizzle. The show is hosting a three-part mini-series focused on the growth of broadband in America and the impact [...]

March 21st, 2013|

CBS This Morning features Chattanooga

A few weeks ago Jeff Glor of CBS made a visit to Chattanooga and interviewed CO.LAB founder Sheldon Grizzle and EPB President Harold Depriest about Chattanooga's advanced fiber network. When the story aired this week, Chattanooga caught national attention once again for its "inspiring comeback" [...]

March 1st, 2013|