Google Looking at 34 Cities to Receive Google Fiber

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Tim Meinshausen

Come on Google Syracuse and Louisville would KILL to get this!!! get it out there and people will buy it! its the BEST value! dooo iiitt!!!

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Brock Kane

South East Lower Michigan please!

Help us get rid of Comcast!

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goku_dsv

Yeah I'm sick of ComCrap's prices going up while our bandwidth goes down

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FrancesTheMute

Absolutely no Upper Midwest love from Google. Makes me sad.

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splackey

NC gets two!! Awesome!!!!

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ster0723

Raleigh, please!!!

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Ninjawithagun

DENVER PLEASE!!!! Then maybe Colorado Springs :D

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KrylonArt

It's more likely to be the other way around. Easier to run all the infrastructure in El Paso County than Denver, same reason why Colorado Springs got PrismTV and CenturyLink high speed internet before the Denver metro area did.

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htoledojr

Deploy in CHICAGO!!! Go Big or Go Home! Save us from Comcast!

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Zee530

Americans get all the good stuff :(

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MrHasselblad

Ever travel overseas, or know anyone that lives and/or works there?

Because in most European or Asian countries (actually most developed countries), they pay considerably less for internet service than anywhere in america. There are also no such things in most countries such as data caping and throttling.

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WarpathPS

It is obvious by your post that you don't have a passport. You have that backwards, in most countries they are throttled and data capped and pay overages for their home internet. My wife is from Canada, and their home internet prices are atrocious and their cellular data plans are 5 years behind the U.S. in pricing. Go to NZ or Australia? It is even worse there with Telecom applying high prices with data caps and overages. In any nation in Europe paying "low prices" for their services, you can be sure their taxes are outrageous, and of course they are. Nope, sorry, in the U.S. as far as the world is concerned, the quality of living is still better here for the average Joe. Try your propaganda in 20 years or so, it could always change.

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Ninjawithagun

All great points. Also, the United States has a much great challenge with regards to pure bandwidth and that's the shear size of our country. This is the main factor that has held back Comcast, Time Warner, Verizon and other ISPs from providing a true nation wide deployment of gigabit ethernet. With Comcast buying Time Warner, this may actually help with that issue. Only time will tell. For now, we are at the mercy of the corporate world to improve upon our existing bandwidth capabilities.

Oh, and it's "America" NOT "america" :D

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WarpathPS

U.S. internet speeds are fine, other nations I have been to don't even have such simple service as Pandora or Netflix. I'm not exactly sure when it became cool for people to make up BS lies about the U.S. in relation to other nations. I suggest these people actually get a passport and live in another nation and no staying at the hotel for 2 weeks doesn't count.

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Ghost XFX

Wichita, Oklahoma City, and Dallas....

Make it so!
(insert Capt.Picard Meme here)

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Vesuvius

I am sure some people will move just to get this.. That is just how important the internet has become. I have not have tv for over a year now. Just pay for internet that is it, with skype and my cellphone dont miss it at all

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yammerpickle2

I hope they refine the process and get faster so that more and more cities can be free of Comcast / Time Warner monopoly.

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Axel011

This "mission" to provide the country with fiber connection internet is sure taking a while. If we are going to add one city a year odds are unlikely it will ever be in your area in your life time.

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vrmlbasic

Google could come to Baltimore. They're always digging up the streets there to replace the almost-daily water main breaks (ancient infrastructure that the corrupt government doesn't bother to fix until it breaks) so getting fiber in will be easy.

Though doing so would have them breaking into NBC/Comcast's monopoly there. Would those two "peas in a pod", google & comcast, really duke it out?

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Mikey109105

No NYC or Long Island for that matter. I'm not surprised. None of the fiber companies want anything to do with Long Island, so we're stuck with the over-expensive cable companies whop screw us out of every penny. And life goes on.

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Mikey109105

Yes, but we've been with Cablevision forever, as it's the ONLY provider on my area offering fast internet/phone/tv service in a bundle. It was an amazing deal and amazing service...at first, but for the last three years, we've replaced our modem at least 5 times, and our cable box twice. That, plus the fact we had to revert down to the lowest tv plan to keep our triple play service, yet our monthly bills are still over $250 bucks a month, and we still see intermittent service disruptions. We've wanted to get FiOS for a while now, but Verizon refuses to make a franchise agreement with Brookhaven Town where I live, so we're basically shit out of luck.

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tony2tonez

Oh man you as stuck in the Town of Crookhaven. I'm glad I'm gone from there. Biggest town thieves and crooks to get anything done. Even their administration does not know what they are doing.

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RandomInt

@Mikey109105: I think Cablevision extends out to at least part of Long Island. Fifty mbps (actually 58 mbps) for about $50/month, probably less for an introductory, one-year deal.

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tony2tonez

Well, at least some parts of LI you can get Fios. Which is at least a setup. I will eventually be screwed by Comcast/Time Warner.

What maybe a future possibility, that people may move to places based on the internet infrastructure and not feel like they are getting bent over by the cable companies, their monopolies, and the politicians they pay for.

I know i have looked at Austin, TX. Great affordable place to live, great growing tech seen, weather, food etc.. but I love the ocean and its just a bit too far for me. Maybe some east coast town will get it.

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The Mac

dammit, still no boston.

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Christianx93

Grr needs to Central Florida.

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AEM

+1