Time to give you an update on the Fiber Infrastructure that is about to be created in Kansas City, Kansas. Kansas City and Google proudly announced their cooperation on 30 March 2011 to realise the very first Ultra High Speed Internet and TV Access project ‘Google Fiber’ in Kansas City.
Google selected Kansas City to roll out Google Fiber, which is believed to be 100 times faster than the current average internet speed available, as it has a friendly and cooperative business environment, allows the company to build the network quickly and efficiently and allowed Google to shape strong connections with the local authorities.
In order to actually get Google Fiber into Kansas City, residents of the different areas need to acquire a certain number of online pre-registrations ($10) based on the density of their area before 9 September 2012. The area with the most registrations, gets the Fiber network installed.
In general, high speed internet access is highly beneficial to citizens at it enhances their connectivity. It allows them to access and share larger amounts of online data and to make better use of the information, communication and entertainment that the web has to offer. Besides super fast browsing, it provides instant downloads, crystal clear HD and storage of at least 500 hours of HD programming.