Google Fiber is coming to San Francisco

Google Fiber is coming to San Francisco

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That sound you heard was the collective sigh of aid from legions of Bay Space tech staff. In the end, Google has introduced that it is bringing Fiber to San Francisco — the guts of the business will lastly get to see how Google’s gigabit web service works in follow, not simply in exams. The corporate will use present fiber optic deployments to wire up flats and condos, and residents in reasonably priced housing tasks will get it without spending a dime.

There isn’t any timetable but, so it might take an extended whereas (if ever) earlier than Google Fiber involves your costly studio within the Mission. With that stated, it is nonetheless a welcome transfer. Regardless of San Francisco’s popularity as the middle of the tech universe, locals have not had many decisions for gigabit-class web entry — even AT&T’s GigaPower has but to succeed in the town in earnest. The enlargement might drive different suppliers to step up their recreation and enhance the standard of entry for everybody, not simply those that stay in Google’s eventual protection areas.

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