February 16 2012

Chattanooga Competition taps judges at IDEO, Mozilla, IBM and more

Chattanooga, Tenn – February 16, 2012 Officials in the Gig CityTM, Chattanooga TN, have announced the initial list of judges for a summer competition where students and entrepreneur teams will win up to $300k in cash prizes and seed capital. Participants will spend the summer developing high-­‐bandwidth apps and launchable businesses using Chattanooga’s existing 1 Gigabit per second network. The community-­‐wide network, built by Chattanooga’s municipal electric power distributor, EPB, is available to over 150,000 homes and businesses, making it America’s first and only community-­‐wide Gig network in operation. Press Release