You may remember that, with great fanfare, Google held a competition among US localities to see which one would be lucky enough to receive a massive broadband network. Kansas City was the winner. Ryan Lawler at TechCrunch has an update on the project:
[Last week], Google provided details of its Google Fiber rollout in Kansas City. To hear some blogs tell it, it’s like the heavens will open from above and grant Kansas City blazing-fast Internet and competitive TV packages that will solve all the problems locals have with their current cable provider or ISP. But see, it’s not that easy. Google faces a number of challenges as it transitions to become an ISP.
You can read the full post here.