Category Archives: Reasons for Asheville

Hatchfest starts Thursday in Asheville: Greenville invited

[tweetmeme source="googleavl" only_single=false]I wanted to take a moment to invite the Greenville, SC Google fiber lovers up the mountain this weekend for Hatchfest, and also to plug a few Hatchfest events that are worth attending. If we had a bigger … Continue reading

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Youtube Channel showcases Asheville talent and Google fiber videos

[tweetmeme source="googleavl" only_single=false]Asheville-O-Vision is a new youtube channel that has grown out of our grass roots effort to attract Google fiber. Check it out to see some great videos about Asheville. I’m struck by how many people really are working … Continue reading

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Asheville’s Municipal Response

[tweetmeme source="googleavl" only_single=false] While you all have been busy filling out the community response individually, the city has also been hard at work for the municipal response. This video seeks to capture essence of Asheville’s independent spirit while conveying the … Continue reading

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How fast is the broadband you are on right now?

Test your connection right now and compare it to the chart below.[tweetmeme source="googleavl" only_single=false] Average download speeds by country* South Korea, 11 Mbps Japan, 7.3 Mbps Hong Kong, 6.9 Mbps Romania, 6.2 Mbps Sweden, 6.0 Mbps Netherlands, 5.1 Mbps Latvia, … Continue reading

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Brilliant Asheville Google Fiber video appeal

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M7ZmiANbrck&hl=en_US&fs=1&] Help bring Google fiber to Asheville!

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Fighting Cancer with Google Fiber in Asheville

[tweetmeme source="googleavl" only_single=false] A new video has been posted by a doctor here in Asheville, Quinten Black, talking about how Google could help Asheville provide better cancer care. This is a great piece showing some of the benefits from the … Continue reading

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Google Fiber and Asheville: one specific example from our renewable energy sector

“We want Google to come to Asheville,” Thomas says, “We need reliable and affordable high speed fiber connections to help us realize our vision of a renewable power network.” Continue reading

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Letter to Google from United States Congressman Heath Shuler

Congress of the United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515-3311 [tweetmeme source="googleavl" only_single=false] Dear Google Representatives, It has never been more true, than it is today, that data is where rubber meets the road in today’s economy.  No one … Continue reading

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18 reasons Asheville is a perfect fit for Google’s Fiber Network

We are working hard on our own to make the world a better place…We’ve been working with fiber already…The National Climatic Data Center is in downtown Asheville…Cheap electricity…technology-savvy workers and businesses…and more! Continue reading

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Tech Now video

[tweetmeme source="googleavl" only_single=false] AdvantageWest and Meet The Geeks released a video last year that speaks to some of the technology innovation in Western North Carolina. It just goes to show that Asheville has been ready and thinking about the future … Continue reading

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