Google to offer fiber to end users

Seth Mattinen sethm at rollernet.us
Wed Feb 10 14:56:24 CST 2010


On 2/10/2010 12:30, Charles N Wyble wrote:
> http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-02-10/google-plans-to-build-high-speed-fiber-optic-networks-update2-.html
> http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2010/02/think-big-with-gig-our-experimental.html
> 
> What do folks think?
> 

Optimistic view: It can force the incumbents into being competitive on
service and everyone wins.

Pessimistic view: incumbents feel threatened and try to sue/lobby it
away to keep the status quo like they did with cities trying to offer
wifi or FTTH.

~Seth




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