Google Fiber
Google Fiber
Google Fiber

Will the last cable and DSL subscribers left in Kansas City please turn out the lights? TechCrunch reports that 20% of all neighborhoods in Kansas City have already met their sign-up goals to bring in Google’s 1Gbps fiber service, just four days after the company first announced availability of the new network. Essentially, Google has given each designated neighborhood in Kansas City until September 9th to have a certain percentage of its residents sign up for Google Fiber in order to get priority for service installation. Read the full story at Boy Genius Report.

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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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