The gift of gig: Chattanooga can go faster now, for less

photo CEO Harold DePriest addresses the crowd as EPB officials announce higher speeds and lower prices for residential internet customers during a Tuesday morning news conference in their downtown Chattanooga headquarters building.

INTERNET UPGRADESEPB fiber optics residential upgrades:• 50 mbps users automatically increase to 100 mbps for $57.99 per month• 100 and 250 mbps users automatically increase to the gig for $69.99 per monthSource: EPB

photo Fiber optic cables

The gig is going on sale - for 77 percent off. EPB cut the fee for its super-fast gigabit-per-second Internet connection from $300 to $69.99 a month on Tuesday and upgraded all residential customers with 100 and 250 megabit-per-second services to the gig.