Oklahoma City, Jacksonville And Tampa Invited To Explore Google Fiber

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Overlook that Google Fiber went down in Kansas Metropolis through the World Collection final night time, the service is speedy as all hell.

As we speak, the Fiber staff introduced the exploration of 3 new places: Oklahoma Metropolis, Jacksonville and Tampa:

We’re inviting Oklahoma Metropolis, OK, Jacksonville, FL and Tampa, FL, to discover bringing Google Fiber to their communities, as we did final month with three different cities. These rising tech-hubs have a robust entrepreneurial spirit and dedication to small enterprise progress. Their listing of accolades is lengthy—from Jacksonville’s title as a prime 10 metropolis for tech jobs, to Tampa Bay’s #2 spot on the record of best cities for younger entrepreneurs, to Oklahoma Metropolis’s recognition because the #1 metropolis to launch a enterprise. One among our objectives is to ensure velocity isn’t an unintentional ceiling for a way individuals and companies use the Net, and these cities are the right locations to point out what’s potential with gigabit Web.

“Explore” signifies that the cities themselves will work with Google to see if they will meet the calls for of what set up requires. It’s not like Google strolls in and flips a change, it’s fairly a course of. I discovered about it whereas visiting Kansas and Kansas Metropolis and each cities needed to fill out an enormous type with loopy questions on how they might probably help Google within the endeavour. It labored out for them (aside from final night time).

The invitation is an effective indication of potential acceptance since Google clearly does their homework earlier than publicly inviting these cities into the membership. The workforce says “the extra we study a metropolis, the smoother our development efforts can be.” As soon as it collects the knowledge, Google Fiber comes to a decision whether or not to maneuver ahead.

There’s an precise guidelines for cities, which you’ll be able to view right here.

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Final month, the corporate invited Irvine, CA, Louisville, KY, and San Diego, CA to discover bringing Fiber to their cities.

Source : TechCrunch