President Obama lifted up Chattanooga for a second consecutive day as an example of what high-speed Internet service can bring to a community, calling the Scenic City "a tornado of innovation."
In a speech today in Cedar Falls, Iowa - another city with gigabit-per-second Internet speed through its municipal utility - Obama praised the turnaround in Chattanooga.
Obama said as "an old railroad town" Chattanooga was once the dirtiest city in the nation and suffered more than most during the recession.
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"But that did not stop them from building America's first citywide, high-speed, fiber network -- right down the middle of downtown," Obama said today.