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News - March 19, 2010

Fiber-mania sweeps nation

Cities go to great lengths to win Google's 'Fiber for Communities' project — Mountain View campaign more low-key

by Daniel DeBolt

The mayor of Duluth jumped into a freezing lake. Topeka renamed itself "Google, Kansas."

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The Palo Alto Weekly contributed to this report.


Posted by Frustrated citizen, a resident of Jackson Park
on Mar 20, 2010 at 10:18 am

Unfortunately, surveys have shown that it's the COST of broadband keeping it out of so many households, not availability or speed. What good will a faster connection be if it still cost $50 a month or even more?

What are the providers doing to bring prices down? I figured by the end of the decade that we'd have broadband for $20 per month by now, as more people subscribed to it. Instead, it keeps going UP.

Posted by kuesta, a resident of Cuesta Park
on Feb 24, 2014 at 2:46 pm

then stop complaining and read this
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