Long Beach Google Fiber
Those that have been following Long Beach’s bid for Google Fiber know that today was the last day for municipalities to formally announce their interest in hosting the company’s 1GB Internet experiment.
According to the Google Blog “more than 600 community responses… and 190,000 responses from individuals” were received as of 10 a.m.
Years ago people thought dial-up connections were sufficient. How’s that working out for you? When it comes to the Internet, it’s hard to argue against the belief that faster is better.
As reported on Everything Long Beach last month, Google has plans to build and test ultra high-speed broadband networks.
Imagine downloading a high-definition, full-length feature film in less than five minutes. Or collaborating with classmates in Tokyo while watching live 3-D video of a Cal State Long Beach University lecture. This is the world of Google.