Google Fiber Plans 5-State Growth Spurt, Biggest Since 2015

Google Fiber Plans 5-State Growth Spurt, Biggest Since 2015
Google Fiber plans to bring its high-speed internet service to multiple cities in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Nebraska and Nevada over the next several years in its first big expansion since it spun out as an independent Alphabet unit in 2015. From a report: In his first media interview since becoming chief executive of Google Fiber in February 2018, Dinni Jain told Reuters on Wednesday that his team was finally prepared to “add a little bit more build velocity” after over four years of sharpening operations. The anticipated expansion to 22 metro areas across the United States from 17 today includes previously announced projects to launch in Mesa, Arizona and Colorado Springs, Colorado. The choices were based the company’s findings of where speeds lag. “There was an impression 10 years ago that Google Fiber was trying to build the entire country,” Jain said. “What we are gesturing here is, ‘No, we are not trying to build the entire country.'”

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