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[The Verge] Eric Schmidt says that Google Fiber 'is a real business' and plans to expand it

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Google chairman Eric Schmidt is on stage now at The New York Times Dealbook Conference and just had a few details to share about the Google Fiber broadband initiative. Despite the fact that the service is only available in Kansas City right now, Schmidt said that it wasn't "just an experiment, it's a real business and we're trying to decide where to expand next."

http://www.theverge.com/2012/12/12/3759000/eric-schmidt-google-fiber-real-business
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They'd better come to Spokane next. We've got CenturyLink DSL and Comcast, that's it. The only fiber that's available is through a "TW Telecom of WA" and im assuming its only for businesses (and is very spotty to begin with)
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applaud.gif That's all I have to say cheers.gif
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I know its a long shot but I hope they come to central MS. We get raped for semi fast internet through Comcast.
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Portland, OR was on their potential list the first time around... LETS GO PORTLAND! biggrin.gif
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You're already in KCK...please run a line a couple hours north....we need it....
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Move to the UK biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by SectorNine50 View Post

Portland, OR was on their potential list the first time around... LETS GO PORTLAND! biggrin.gif

They won't be coming to Portland for a long time I would think. They want easy installation and Portland is sprawled and has way too much elevation changes and straddles a river.

My guess is another Midwest city or somewhere in Texas.
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Feel free to expand to North Eastern Massachusetts. Then I'll feel free to give you my money.
 
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Honestly I just need them to expand it about 30 minutes west so I can have it. biggrin.gif
It will probably be at least a year though before I see it. So not fair. So close yet so far away.
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