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Wow! 2018 TV Set-Top Box Energy Use Down By $1.6 Billion

National set-top box energy use is down by almost 40 percent since 2012, according to a report released today, which means consumers are spending $1.6 billion less per year to power the black boxes connected to the
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RANDALL JOHNSON on Aug 21, 2019 8:36 pm GMT

Our local electric utility, Electric Power Board of Chattanooga has installed fiber optics to every meter.  They recently started a service where we can get TV service with no box at all.  And the service is lower cost than their traditional cable with a box. Oh, and they also provide the fastest internet in the country.  I'm typing this from my home office on Gig internet.  We have a gem here in Chattanooga.

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Matt Chester on Aug 21, 2019 8:55 pm GMT

Exciting to hear about the utilities going above to provide these type of win-win solutions. Hoping that success in Chattanooga inspires copycats across the country!

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