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Google Fiber attracts over 1,100 communities with 1Gbps

Monday 29 March 2010 | 16:06 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Market Commentary
Google announced that over 1,100 towns, cities, counties and even states have responded to its call for broadband projects, launched in February. The deadline for responses was 26 March. Google i slooking to test FTTH services at up to 1 Gbpa with 50,000 to half a million people in the US, via open networks developed with local governments. Google hopes the experiment will give more insight into what kinds of applications will be used on such networks and what's the best way to deploy faster networks. Google did not disclose which communities responded to the request for information. In

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