Santa Monica Seeking Ultra High-Speed Internet from Google

Keeping my fingers crossed. There is fiber outside my window, but Verizon uses a terminal that requires an entire structure be wired up at once. Basically, they need to pull all the copper POTS for the entire building at once. You can’t do a mixed mode.

And, the building owner is paranoid about any new “electronics” going into the building.


City officials announced on Monday that Santa Monica is entering a competition to be part of a trial program for a Google broadband network promising Internet speeds of 1GB per second, a rate the company says is more than 100 times faster than what most Americans have today.

via City Seeking Ultra High-Speed Internet from Google.

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