'Super-PON is a physical layer technology intended to make the building of optical distribution networks simpler and cheaper,' said Cedric Lam, engineering director at Google Fiber
in Mountain View, California.
Alphabet even launched a rival stand-alone broadband service, Google Fiber
, to challenge AT&T.
Critical Thinking : Is Google Fiber
coming to your town?
When a city gets high speed internet through Google Fiber
, they get up to 1,000 Mbps upload/download speeds.
Both Oakland and Nashville have burgeoning tech industries and are Google Fiber
Many of these laws even bar communities from striking public/private partnerships with companies like Google Fiber
, even in instances where no private ISP is willing to provide service.
Previously, Lo served has worked as general manager at Google, where he co-founded and ran Google Fiber
, its US gigabit Internet and TV service provider.
Cost concerns are greatly reduced if your school is in one of the 10 locations currently serviced by Google Fiber
. That's because the company provides free 1 Gbps online connections to schools, libraries and community centers in Atlanta, Austin, Charlotte, Kansas City (Kansas and Missouri), Nashville, Provo, Raleigh-Durham, Salt Lake City, and Orange County, California.
Similarly, while Google Fiber
could be seen as a new entrant, it
When Google Fiber
launched in Kansas City in 2012, the company promised lightning fast Internet speeds.
Google already benefits from this line of reasoning because it operates Google Fiber
. A company such as Facebook, whose goal is to connect a billion additional people to the internet, could acquire its own broadband provider and claim common-carrier status.
On the development side, The Residential Group is in talks with Google to bring Google Fiber
internet and HD video to the property.