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Google to announce Fiber rollout in four new US cities

Google Fiber is coming to four new metro areas in the US. That's according to a new report over on the Wall Street Journal, citing sources familiar with the situation. It's reported that Google will soon announce coverage in Atlanta, Charlotte (N.C), Raleigh-Durham (N.C), and Nashville (Tenn.) in the coming days.

Local news publications in these areas have received invitations from Google to a local event without having the beans spilled as to what will be announced. With this move expected to go ahead, the search giant continues on its quest to shake up the cable industry and provide excellent connection speeds in new areas.

Source: Wall Street Journal

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  • So close to Knoxville Tennessee. Posted via the Android Central App
  • I live in Knoxville as well. Would love to see Google Fiber here. I'd switch in a second.
  • Yeah I have charter now and they suck. Posted via the Android Central App
  • Charter has sucked for years. I was glad to get rid of them. I had nothing but service problem after service problem.
  • Yaaaaaaay Nashville Posted via the Android Central App
  • Right? Too happy right now ^_^ "I'm da Blur boys!" - Me with 1200 ping. Yes. My Internet got worse.
  • Yep, this house is ready to jump all over this!
  • Woohoo for Nashville and Atlanta! Congrats!
  • If you live in a TDS servicing area you have gig Internet as of the end of this month. tds1gig.com
    I'm signed up for it and will be installed later this month when they flip the switch. ~$100/month.
  • Man... I know it's probably worth it, but $100 a month is a little more than I prefer to spend. Oh well... once they get everything rolled out, it might go down a bit. I'm actually doing OK on 15 Mbps, so it'd be nice, but isn't critical. Enjoy!
  • How are you getting 15? I'm lucky to see 2mbps "I'm da Blur boys!" - Me with 1200 ping. Yes. My Internet got worse.
  • Take in mind I don't have any land lines orTV services. I use Netflix (split the cost with my brother) and Amazon Prime (b/c I love free shipping). The 100/month is cheaper than less preferred Internet, cable, and phone bundle.
  • Time to move to Atlanta... Posted via the Android Central App
  • Great opportunity for those inmates of San Francisco Thanks a lot for google and their services. As a result of Google's mobile indexing all websites are subjected to rework for a place in index as said so in http://goo.gl/5dRNRj
  • Google Gods save me down here in San Diego.... Posted via the Android Central App
  • Fiber would be MUCH welcome here in San Diego. +1
  • I wonder if they rolled it out in San Diego if it would be city only or countywide. I'm on ATT. It's okay. Nothing special but not terrible.
  • Tampa Clearwater area? 1 million potential customers just in Pinellas county alone. Posted via the Android Central App
  • Get back to them when you move somewhere with a REAL population. Sent from Dallas.
  • Hawaii and Alaska next please. Zenwatch rhymes with Winwatch. Coincidence? I think not.
  • I wouldn't mind seeing Houston on the list. Posted via the Android Central App
  • Ditto! Er,ah, I mean +1 Posted via Android Central App on my Nexus 7 (2013)
  • I just woke up, thought I was still dreaming... Did that just say Nashville?! Will I be able to get rid of comcast?! Gigabit Internet and no 350 GB limitations? Google take my money! Posted via Android Central App
  • I'm surprised by the amount of ppl who live in Nashville in the comments Posted via the Android Central App
  • Why's that? It's a pretty large city.
  • Just my luck to move out Charlotte then this happens. Posted via the Android Central App
  • YES! Come to Atlanta :D
  • Miami please ? Posted via Android Central App
  • Anyone know how far this reaches? I'm about 30 miles from Raleigh/Durham (straight down interstate 40/85) and I was wondering what the chance was that I would have access.
  • If I recall correctly, they're installing in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Apex, Cary, Morrisville, maybe Garner, and Holly Springs.
  • I'm stuck with cox here in the farm area of Gilbert Arizona, but I have 150MB line nearly to myself. Not a lot of younger people here to suck it all up in the evening. I sadly dont see much of a chance to get this here any time soon.
  • You might see it if only because Google wants to beat Cox with their GIG service. Cox is dreadful in Scottsdale.
  • I am on the west side of Phoenix and Cox already doubled my speed for free after Google announced their fiber in Phoenix. I live in an area where the old Quest Fiber is still in place so I am hoping.
  • Can't wait for Google Fiber in Nashville.
  • I'm moving back to Atlanta Posted via the Android Central App
  • We won't ever see Google rolling it out in St.Louis. AT&T is in the test phase of bringing Gigabit internet to the area.
  • Actually AT&T and Frontier are both doing the same here in Raleigh but Google don't care so don't give up hope yet.
  • Goodbye Time Warner! You won't be missed.
  • Total awesomeness for Nashville! Can't wait Comcast sucks! Posted via the Android Central App
  • NASHVILLE BABY YEAHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!! Suck it Comcast! Suck it hard!
  • So exactly how many people here are from Nashville? It's a bit surprising. I assumed everyone from here was more into country and being ignorant that you know, tech. "I'm da Blur boys!" - Me with 1200 ping. Yes. My Internet got worse.
  • Nashville is a melting pot of cultures dude. We're a big little city. And while Country may have some of it's roots here, we are Music City, USA. Not Country Music, USA. Tons of artist in a lot of genres have gotten there starts here and record music here. Country is just a strong root here. And a lot of are totally on our tech game. Heck, the high school I went to, predominantly black and ghetto, had a networking class you could take. The second year we had it, they actually networked a different high school in our city. You'd be surprised how awesome the city is. Been here 27 years, but I do want to branch out to explore.
  • Fingers crossed for San Antonio! Can't wait to dump Time Warner. Service goes down about once a week. Posted via the Android Central App on my bodaciously awesome Note 4!
  • Same here! I cannot wait to get rid of At&t.
  • Man.....Nashville is so close, please Google save us from the abomination that is Crapcast! Posted via Android Central App with my Lollipop Nexus 4 on Cricket
  • I'm over Fiber already.. We'll never get it in Central PA.. Fml Posted via Android Central App on The Nexus 5
  • Come on Charlotte NC Posted via the Android Central App
  • I hope Googles rollout picks up speed. Can't wait to see it nation wide. And looking forward to hearing more about project Nova with their MVNO with T-Mobile and Sprint.
  • Google, you ignored Chicago?
  • Dallas too. They'll get there, eventually. We have fiber in Austin and I think San Antonio soon. I suspect that it's easier to his smaller cities in the initial wave. If you look, they haven't put fiber in a BIG city yet.
  • I wish they could have come to Greensboro as well as Raleigh-Durham and Charlotte. I need to move. ASAP!
  • Atlanta! Finally! Can I really finally be a part of this and save money? :-D Posted via Android Central App
  • Come on to Oklahoma city! Posted via the Android Central App
  • Damn, Phoenix Gets the shaft. and not the good time.. I would have switched in a heartbeat... I bet Cox paid someone in the gov. to stop them from coming... Cox just announced gigalife and it's expensive!!!!1
  • Google, please rescue Fairfax County VA. Posted via the Android Central App
  • If Google wants to make a mark in the US, they should start building networks for people who DON'T LIVE IN BIG CITIES! Cities already have multiple broadband choice. Bring broadband to the millions who live in the country. We buy your products too, and grow your food! We need some broadband love! Posted via Android Central App
  • This I dislike big city's don't like being around a bunch of people lol hell even little ol Tallahassee is almost to big for me Posted via the Android Central App