Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Sunday November 24, 2013

Cities Start Demanding Gigabit Fiber

Google has disturbed the status quo of Internet service providers by rolling out Google Fiber in select markets across the US. Cities are now beginning to look for alternative methods of bringing gigabit speed Internet access to their cities, even if it means the cities take on the challenge themselves.

"If you compare our pricing to Chattanooga and Lafayette, who have already done citywide fiber to the home, and fiber to business networks, our commercial rates per megabit are 34 times higher. Our residential rates are 15 times higher.