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Google has named the next four areas in the US to get its gigabit-a-second fiber broadband. The advertising giant said on Tuesday it will next roll out high-speed connections to 18 cities in and around Atlanta, GA; Charlotte, NC; Raleigh-Durham, NC; and Nashville, TN. Charlotte city officials had indicated they were expecting …

  1. AsherGoldbergstein

    Very clever article title.

  2. PleebSmash

    insert fiber into me

    10/10 headline

  3. tempemeaty

    Title is truth!

    Phoenix, AZ.



  4. Martin Summers Silver badge


    Has Google even considered offering this in the UK? I want it!

    1. phil dude

      Re: UK

      you might be surprised to know you can get 1Gbps fibre, if you live in certain parts of london...

      But it will not be $100/month , even when currency converted....


      1. Trevor_Pott Gold badge

        Re: UK

        I'd pay $250 a month for gigabit internet. No questions. Currently I am paying $100 a month for 25 down/5 up. $250 a month for gigabit wouldn't even be a question. Hell yes. Google's $70 a month or the UK's $100 a month? Sign me up eleventy years ago!

  5. Mark2410

    Would have been nice to see something happen outside the US. Clearly Google thinks Americans are worth more.

    1. BjornofKelp

      Worth considering

      While I'm in no position to speak for the company in any way, you might also consider that, as a company based in the US, there might be more of an element of "Fixing up the homestead first" going on than your proposed "These guys are inherently worth more" angle. That is my first thought, at least.

      1. Michael Wojcik Silver badge

        Re: Worth considering

        there might be more of an element of "Fixing up the homestead first" "PR with the constituents of legislators in the country where we're headquartered first"


        Google aren't doing this out of love for developed-world video-streaming addicts.1 They're doing it as an investment, and they want to maximize their return.

        HTH. HAND.

        1I'm trying to think of another plausible, productive use for a 1 GB/s Internet connection to the home. None comes to mind. I know I would see negligible benefit from such a connection. But then I've only been using the Internet since the mid-1980s, and only had it direct to the home for seventeen years, so what do I know?

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