Google invites 34 cities to explore Google Fiber

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The chances of getting Google Fiber just went up… slightly. Today Google has announced they are working with an additional thirty-four cities on the possibility of adding their 1Gbit service. Major cities include Portland, San Jose, Salt Lake City, Phoenix, San Antonio, Nashville, Atlanta, Charlotte, and Raleigh-Durham. New York City, however, still hasn’t made the cut. The aforementioned cities are not ‘locked’ to get Google Fiber as the local government would need to give its approval.

Here is part of what Google had to say:

We’ve long believed that the Internet’s next chapter will be built on gigabit speeds, so it’s fantastic to see this momentum. And now that we’ve learned a lot from our Google Fiber projects in Kansas City, Austin and Provo, we want to help build more ultra-fast networks. So we’ve invited cities in nine metro areas around the U.S.—34 cities altogether—to work with us to explore what it would take to bring them Google Fiber.

Source: Google Official Blog

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  • jamisles02

    Phoenix getting Google Fiber? YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Oli72

    charlotte getting google i will be free from time warner cable. sign me up now.

  • SpiderDan

    It’s a shame Australia will never see Fiber in my lifetime! The knobheads in power just scrapped our national fiber network….