Thousands Respond to Google Fast Broadband Invite

Search giant says people are "hungry for better and faster Internet access."

Less than two months ago Google Inc. began talking about a grand experiment it planned to undertake--to deliver ultra fast broadband services--at speeds up to 1 gigabit per second, basically 100 times what most people currently receive--to as many as 500,000 users throughout the country.

At the time, the search giant invited individuals and communities to make a case for inclusion in the pilot project and set a deadline of March 26 to respond.

Now that the deadline has come and gone Google has counted the responses to its invitation, both from individuals and communities. It suggested that with the input its finger now is firmly on the pulse of broadband in the U.S. Read more...

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