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Google Launches 'Google Fiber For Communities'

You might remember a few months back when communities across the country went nuts competing for Google's 1GB fiber internet; cities changed their name to Google and mayors swam with sharks.

Though it's been three months since these stunts were carried out, Google has yet to make a decision on what town will be part of the pilot program for it's project. Google says it won't name the winner (or winners!) at the end of the year.

However, the search giant isn't resting on its laurels until D-day. The company this week launched 'Google Fiber for Communities,' a Website designed to keep folks up to date on the project, educate people on the technology and thank them for all their efforts. It also provides tips on how you can help bring fiber Internet to your community.

In total, 1,100 communities and 200,000 individuals responded to Google's call for a test site for the project. Check out the video below to see some of their submissions and thank you messages from Google employees.

  • xerroz
    What a bunch of sheep the people in the video are. Hard facts
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  • pojih
    xerrozWhat a bunch of sheep the people in the video are. Hard facts
    God forbid someone wants quick internet...
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  • baracubra
    Boy would I "enjoy" that kind of speed...With the hustler's new 3D avatar "movie" being js one of the things we could stream in 3D
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  • Trueno07
    Anything would be better than Comcast. Bring it on Google. Bring it on google.
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  • eklipz330
    well its pretty clear that google is out for world domination...

    ...but to be honest, i think i don't mind being dominated by google, IF U NA' MEANN

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  • colesym
    World domination? This is USA, a country far behind with internet connections. While most other countries don't have gigabit, they have 100mbit. For example my 100mbit fiber connection costs $15 a month.

    There's also the issue that a lot of peoples hard disks wont even write at gigabit speeds (especially small laptop drives), and that most sites will limit you to about 24mbit, nevermind 1000mbit.
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  • twisted politiks
    colesymWorld domination? This is USA, a country far behind with internet connections. While most other countries don't have gigabit, they have 100mbit. For example my 100mbit fiber connection costs $15 a month.There's also the issue that a lot of peoples hard disks wont even write at gigabit speeds (especially small laptop drives), and that most sites will limit you to about 24mbit, nevermind 1000mbit.

    well good thing there is only one computer per IP Address huh...NOT. i assure you sir that i can take up more than a gigabit internet connection with all the computers in my house.
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  • DjEaZy
    ... and who is gonna have the power to look in to your life with incredible speed... big google is watching you... and you will give your privacy willingly because of gigabit for second...
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  • CerianK
    "Google says it won't name the winner (or winners!) at the end of the year."

    Why not? Maybe sometime next year, then? :)
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  • JOSHSKORN
    I'm going to relocate as soon as they announce the winner (or winners). :)
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