Google on Thursday lit up its highly-anticipated fiber network in Kansas City, promising to bring residents of the city world-class Internet and television service with projected maximum theoretical speeds of 1Gbps. Google vice president of access services Milo Medin made the announcement in Kansas City and said that the fiber network was necessary to help American consumers and businesses keep with with the acceleration of both computing power and storage needs. “Even though the Internet was invented here, other countries have sped ahed and their citizens enjoy much faster speeds,” he said. Read the full story at Boy Genius Report.
About Shelly Palmer
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 shellypalmer.com.