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Ultra high-speed broadband goes to Kansas City, Kansas

Thanks to all those who helped with the Asheville’s Google Fiber initiative.  If we can come together for Google, we can come together for anything. Congratulations Kansas City, Kansas. From the Official Google Blog As part of our overall goal … Continue reading

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Facebook is coming to Rutherford County, North Carolina

from Governor Perdue’s website Announces Social Networking Leader to Build Data Center in Rutherford County Gov. Bev Perdue announced today that Facebook, the world?s leading social networking service connecting more than 500 million people, will locate a multi-million dollar data … Continue reading

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Gov. Perdue Announces $115 Million in Federal Recovery Funds to Expand Broadband Access in North Carolina

Gov. Perdue Announces $115 Million in Federal Recovery Funds to Expand Broadband Access in North Carolina. Gov. Bev Perdue today announced that North Carolina has received $115 million in five federal recovery grants to extend broadband connectivity in North Carolina. … Continue reading

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Google introduces Google Fiber for Communities

From Google introducing Google Fiber for Communities Website In February we announced our plans to build experimental, ultra-high speed broadband networks. Over the past several months, our team’s been hard at work reviewing the nearly 1,100 community responses to our … Continue reading

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Take A Stand Show and Local Edge Radio support Google Fiber in Asheville

[tweetmeme source="googleavl" only_single=false] Thanks to our local talk show hosts who took a minute to shoot a couple quick videos. Thank you Take A Stand Show with Matt Mittan, from 570 WWNC [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IN0wFTwuWGw] Local Edge Radio with Blake and Leslie, … Continue reading

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Google Fiber – Bring it Home

The videos are starting to come in. [tweetmeme source="googleavl" only_single=false] From Babe-Elliott Baker of Big and Fancy and Jose Ibarra with Applied Solutions Group Google Fiber – Bring it to Asheville, Google http://vimeo.com/10405015 [vimeo=http://vimeo.com/10405015] a short video illustrating the basic … Continue reading

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Google Fiber Information Session

Two huge benefits are in store. A high speed network that is 100 times as fast as usually available will enable applications allowing collaboration and interaction with other people in real-time and without delays. Second, this network will spawn new opportunities for small and medium businesses to come to Western North Carolina. Continue reading

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Google Fiber Sparks Asheville

[tweetmeme source="googleavl" only_single=false] 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 … Continue reading

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Google coming to Asheville, Once in a Lifetime Opportunity

[tweetmeme source="googleavl" only_single=false] From WLOS WATCH THE VIDEO An experiment on the information super highway could bring a once in a lifetime opportunity to Asheville. “Google” is seeking a town to invest 500 million dollars worth of ultra high speed … Continue reading

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Video Shoot for Google

[tweetmeme source="googleavl" only_single=false] Saturday, March 6 From Twitter From Gordon Smith Today is Video Shoot Day! Use your camera, flip phone, or other video device to let Google know why AVL needs Gigabit Fiber! #googleavl Sunday, March 7 From our Google … Continue reading

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