Google to offer fiber to end users

Ronald Cotoni setient at gmail.com
Wed Feb 10 16:18:41 CST 2010


On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 5:03 PM, Steven Bellovin <smb at cs.columbia.edu> wrote:
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> On Feb 10, 2010, at 4:15 PM, Matt Simmons wrote:
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>> I'm really interested in their distribution ideas, as well as the
>> bottleneck from the Google network to the rest of the internet.
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>> Ah, who am I kidding, it's not like anyone cares about the rest of the
>> internet, right?
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> The WSJ says:  "In an interview, Google product manager Minnie Ingersoll said consumers
> will be able to buy service directly from Google or from other
> providers, whom Google will allow to resell the service. She said
> Google will manage the deployment of the network but probably partner
> with contractors to help build it."
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>                --Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb
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I honestly wonder if they will use ipv4 or ipv6 for their rollout...
Could be interesting to watch!




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