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looks like I'M stuck with just 22 up 25 on good days frown.gif iwantz600upnow
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Originally Posted by Vagrant Storm View Post

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Originally Posted by lsdmeasap View Post

Looks like a full image of that map might be helpful biggrin.gif
It's just showing people that requested faster internet in their region, businesses and individuals, and you can still do something about the internet in your area!
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http://www.google.com/appserve/fiberrfi/
http://www.fiberforcommunities.com/

BAH!...I was just about to post this. That the circles meant nothing. Just because people were asking for it doesn't mean they will get it. Looks like I will be stuck with Carter for a while yet.

Actually they do mean "something" as if the city of Miami wants such a high speed connection, Google may want to service them immediately.
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Actually they do mean "something" as if the city of Miami wants such a high speed connection, Google may want to service them immediately.

Yeah i suppose, but just because some one wants doesn't mean that it will be feasible in their area. I was hoping they were really going to be doing some major work here, but I'd be surprised if more than five "spots" on the map get anything done for them in the next 10 years.
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Actually they do mean "something" as if the city of Miami wants such a high speed connection, Google may want to service them immediately.

Yeah i suppose, but just because some one wants doesn't mean that it will be feasible in their area. I was hoping they were really going to be doing some major work here, but I'd be surprised if more than five "spots" on the map get anything done for them in the next 10 years.

Well Google was supposed to be opening an HQ in Miami last year; I'm assuming it's a sure thing for this year. Maybe it is intended to be a start for their fiber network?
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100/20 + tv + phone = 50$/mo tongue.gif
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I lay fiber after a big bowl of bran flakes.

But not as fast as google could.

Cripes thats fast.
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$50/m including basic cable. Challenge accepted Google, do your best.
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Wow! 1Gps/ down - 1Gps/up. biggrin.gif

I would easily pay $400 a month if that was an option in my area.

Living out in rural middle-of-nowhere, $400/month will currently buy you 1.5Mbps down&up, and the only other option is satellite w/ a 17GB/month cap & 0.5Mbps down/0.1Mbps up, 3000 ping, for $90/month, or dial-up.
If Google wants to provide a service that's over 6000% faster for the same price, I would gladly give that $400 to them instead. yessir.gif
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$50/m including basic cable. Challenge accepted Google, do your best.

1gbps would technically get 125 Mb/s and much faster uploads than that.
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I wonder how much of KC this will be covering. KC KS+MO is a large area like 450+ square miles. I hope it takes enough people off the cable internet grid to speed up my net just outside KC.
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