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Why is Google building a fiber network now?

Like you, I thought Google was a search company. Why do they want to build an experimental network and sell me broadband services?[tweetmeme source="googleavl" only_single=false] 1. Google needs lots of data so they can organize it. Google doesn’t want to be a … Continue reading

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What is Google fiber?

I’m glad you asked.[tweetmeme source="googleavl" only_single=false] “Google fiber” is shorthand for the “Google Fiber for Communities” project.  Google announced this project, a competition, on Feb 10, 2010 (here’s the announcement).  The first round of the competition, where anyone can nominate … Continue reading

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