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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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Google Fiber delays naming cities

Google had originally declared it would announce the winning cities “before the end of the year.” They have put off that deadline, citing the large number of submissions. From Google: We’re sorry for this delay, but we want to make … Continue reading

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Connection Speeds

I read a very interesting article about connection speeds across the globe yesterday. I believe that the faster the speeds, the more we enable innovation, learning and the economy. South Korea is certainly ahead in the race right now. This … 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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Google Announces First Fiber Community

The fall is here and the results are starting to come in on the Google Fiber Initiative. Not surprisingly, Google’s first community is very close to home, literally only a couple of miles away. Stanford University’s residential subdivision will be … 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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NC municipal broadband bill back on the agenda for today

[tweetmeme source="googleavl" only_single=false] Stop the Cap has an excellent overview of the bill – which the public has not been allowed to see or comment on – that is being introduced in a NC legislative committee today. Please contact your … Continue reading

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Vint Cerf speaks of Google Fiber and NC while visiting Raliegh

[tweetmeme source="googleavl" only_single=false]Local Tech Wire has a good short post up about Vint Cerf’s recent visit to Raliegh for the WWW 2010 conference. Cerf, among other things, is one of the founding fathers of the Internet and is currently employed … Continue reading

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Action alert: North Carolina is attempting to ban community-owned fiber networks.

[tweetmeme source="googleavl" only_single=false]This is a hot topic and your action is needed. The Google Fiber initiative, as many know, is movement to have Google build an open fiber network for our community. But what if someone else could build it? … Continue reading

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