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Chattanooga, TN electricity provider EPB has been providing 1Gbps fiber for a little while now. And at $350/mo it's a GD steal.

http://epbfi.com/internet/


Edit: I also love the overwhelming amount of people who don't even read the OP. It clearly states Kansas City, Kansas in the quote, yet everybody continues to cheer for KC, MO.
Edited by Bonz(TM) - 3/31/11 at 6:48am
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Too bad its not for MO side I now wish I was in KC,KS
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don't talk bad about KC! I live next door to Garmin! we have some BIG business out here.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by wamubu View Post
KCK != KC, MO

Some info of KCK in Wyandotte (aka: Dot) county

Side note: The GM Plant now makes the Buick LaCrosse instead of Saturns and still makes the Chevy Malibu.

Right next to this county is one of the wealthiest counties in the country: Johnson County, KS - aka: The OC of the Midwest.

My favorite BBQ is Smokehouse in Gladstone (aka Happy Rock).
JOCO REPRESENT!!! lol

You need to go to Haywards BBQ in Overland Park! Their Burnt Ends are AMAZING!!!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Xyxyll View Post
My community was in the running for this, so it's a bit disappointing to see it go out to Kansas. Regardless it's a great step towards faster internet.

http://mashable.com/2011/03/30/googl...r-kansas-city/
My Home Town, Woot!!!

<<Dot Boi!!

Wyandotte REPRESENT!!!!

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On a side note KC, KS is pretty much the Ghetto (About 80% of it anyway), downtown is called Little Mexico, and to the west they built the NASCAR Race Track with lots of attractions, there are some rich areas out there, so maybe they will put it out west. I can't see them putting it downtown in the Ghetto surely...
Edited by _GTech - 3/31/11 at 7:55am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by s-x View Post
In case you guys are curious about what google runs at their offices:
Dayam!

And just to think most subscribers don't even get what 20 Mb/sec?

That's sad, really....

It goes to show the ISPs are definitively holding out on us all!

With speeds like that, why can't we have more like 200 Mb/s ?
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Google has had a thing for Kansas for a while. Like the whole Topeka joke.
 
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Congratulations to Kansas. Now I try to figure out why am I stuck with AT&T turtle speed Internet. What is 2mb/s and I pay like $30 for it. That's lame...
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Touchdown KANSAS CITY!!!!!!!!!!!

And to the comment about KCK being a dump, you obviously have never been there as it is a very rich area.
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JOCO REPRESENT!!! lol

You need to go to Haywards BBQ in Overland Park! Their Burnt Ends are AMAZING!!!

You have not had Kansas City bbq until you try Oklahoma joe's BBQ...

I would say RJ's BBQ shack a close 2nd and Jack Stack 3rd.
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