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News Report on Google Fiber Cites a Lack of Progress in Salt Lake in Provo

Drew Clark

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BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT – Views differ on the extent of Google Fiber progress, or persistence, throughout the country, and particularly here in Utah. I have cousins in both Provo and Salt Lake, each of whom have Google Fiber, each of whom love Google Fiber. And yet reports such as this one highlight the key need to manage expectations about availability in deploying advanced fiber broadband.

Years later, Google Fiber availability still pending in Salt Lake, Utah Counties, from KUTV:

(KUTV) — Provo was one of the first cities in the country to become a Google Fiber city. The announcement was made back in April of 2013. But five years later, some in Provo are still waiting for that service — and they’re not the only Utahns with questions.

Shana Shelton says she’s frustrated. She signed up for Google Fiber more than five months ago for her Provo home.

“The reason we went with Google Fiber was because one of our son-in-laws had it when he was a student and loved it and really talked up how modern it is and how fast it is and everything,” she said.

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Source: Years later, Google Fiber availability still pending in Salt Lake, Utah Counties | KUTV

Drew Clark is the Editor and Publisher of BroadbandBreakfast.com and a nationally-respected telecommunications attorney at The CommLaw Group. He has closely tracked the trends in and mechanics of digital infrastructure for 20 years, and has helped fiber-based and fixed wireless providers navigate coverage, identify markets, broker infrastructure, and operate in the public right of way. The articles and posts on Broadband Breakfast and affiliated social media, including the BroadbandCensus Twitter feed, are not legal advice or legal services, do not constitute the creation of an attorney-client privilege, and represent the views of their respective authors.

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Benjamin Kahn

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Photo courtesy UTOPIA Fiber

BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT – Views differ on the extent of Google Fiber progress, or persistence, throughout the country, and particularly here in Utah. I have cousins in both Provo and Salt Lake, each of whom have Google Fiber, each of whom love Google Fiber. And yet reports such as this one highlight the key need to manage expectations about availability in deploying advanced fiber broadband.

Years later, Google Fiber availability still pending in Salt Lake, Utah Counties, from KUTV:

(KUTV) — Provo was one of the first cities in the country to become a Google Fiber city. The announcement was made back in April of 2013. But five years later, some in Provo are still waiting for that service — and they’re not the only Utahns with questions.

Shana Shelton says she’s frustrated. She signed up for Google Fiber more than five months ago for her Provo home.

“The reason we went with Google Fiber was because one of our son-in-laws had it when he was a student and loved it and really talked up how modern it is and how fast it is and everything,” she said.

[more…]

Source: Years later, Google Fiber availability still pending in Salt Lake, Utah Counties | KUTV

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OneWeb Air Force Contract, Municipal Broadband Support, N.C. Bill To Force Electric Co-ops To Pay More

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Benjamin Kahn

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Photo of North Carolina Senator Kevin Corbin

BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT – Views differ on the extent of Google Fiber progress, or persistence, throughout the country, and particularly here in Utah. I have cousins in both Provo and Salt Lake, each of whom have Google Fiber, each of whom love Google Fiber. And yet reports such as this one highlight the key need to manage expectations about availability in deploying advanced fiber broadband.

Years later, Google Fiber availability still pending in Salt Lake, Utah Counties, from KUTV:

(KUTV) — Provo was one of the first cities in the country to become a Google Fiber city. The announcement was made back in April of 2013. But five years later, some in Provo are still waiting for that service — and they’re not the only Utahns with questions.

Shana Shelton says she’s frustrated. She signed up for Google Fiber more than five months ago for her Provo home.

“The reason we went with Google Fiber was because one of our son-in-laws had it when he was a student and loved it and really talked up how modern it is and how fast it is and everything,” she said.

[more…]

Source: Years later, Google Fiber availability still pending in Salt Lake, Utah Counties | KUTV

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Boost Bundles TeleHealth, $100M For South Dakota Broadband, Frequencz Gets Financing

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Benjamin Kahn

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South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem

BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT – Views differ on the extent of Google Fiber progress, or persistence, throughout the country, and particularly here in Utah. I have cousins in both Provo and Salt Lake, each of whom have Google Fiber, each of whom love Google Fiber. And yet reports such as this one highlight the key need to manage expectations about availability in deploying advanced fiber broadband.

Years later, Google Fiber availability still pending in Salt Lake, Utah Counties, from KUTV:

(KUTV) — Provo was one of the first cities in the country to become a Google Fiber city. The announcement was made back in April of 2013. But five years later, some in Provo are still waiting for that service — and they’re not the only Utahns with questions.

Shana Shelton says she’s frustrated. She signed up for Google Fiber more than five months ago for her Provo home.

“The reason we went with Google Fiber was because one of our son-in-laws had it when he was a student and loved it and really talked up how modern it is and how fast it is and everything,” she said.

[more…]

Source: Years later, Google Fiber availability still pending in Salt Lake, Utah Counties | KUTV

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