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Google Fiber Sparks Asheville

As many of you know Google’s fiber-to-home initiative has sparked lots of buzz and many great events and campaigns. ¬†If you are interested in learning more about the initiative, there are 2 events happening today:

From Facebook Group Founder, Jason Hill: Francine Delany New School for Children is hosting a forum for educators and the general public tonight on making Asheville the pilot city for Google’s high-speed network.

The event will be held at 5 p.m. in the multipurpose room of the school, which is located at 119 Brevard Road. To learn more about the Facebook Asheville Google Fiber Network Initiative visit

From Founders Jose Ibarra (@h0zae) and Troy Tolle (@ttolle): Today we will begin the first of many Google Fiber discussions on 880am the Revolution. ¬†Local Google Edge Radio Hosts have¬†invited Jose Ibarra and Troy Tolle, of GoogleAVL to discuss how members of the community can contribute to Asheville’s multi-faceted GoogleAVL campaign. ¬†They will also be discussing real-world community projects that demonstrates our efforts to build a strong partnership with Google.

The show will air live in the 5:00 hour on 880 The Revolution, streaming live on
Other events in the works:
From Ty (@topfloorstudio) with Asheville Green Drinks

March 12: Is Google Weird Enough For Asheville?

Bobo Gallery,¬†¬† 22 N. Lexington Ave. 6:00 ‚Äď Social Mix;¬† 6:30 – Program

Google is pnlanning to install and test a gigabit high speed network for a community in the United States. Cities across the country are competing for this opportunity. If Asheville is chosen for this project, it will bring good jobs, provide a wave of investment capital, and give us a 5 – 10 year head-start on upcoming technology.

Find out what this project will mean for the green scene in Asheville and how you may profit from it. (Added reading )

Last, but not least we will be having a Town Hall meeting, Thursday, March 18th at the Civic Center, please come and show your support, ask questions, join the efforts.

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