Wired Magazine on "Google Fiber Losers"

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Emil Volcheck

Apr 8, 2010, 11:58:57 PM4/8/10
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Hello, bmorefiber,

This article in Wired Magazine


is a call for communities to build their own fiber networks,
since only a few can win the "Google lottery".

Here's the link to the Facebook page for Communities
United for Broadband:



Hey, Google Fiber Losers: Build It Yourselves

Craig Settles has an answer for the 1,095 communities that are not
going to get Google to build a next-generation fiber optic network in
their area once Google chooses a few winners in the coming weeks.

Don’t pout, organize.

"We are harnessing the enthusiasm that Google has generated all over
the country for fiber and channeling that into a path to help those
communities to get the broadband they want," Settles said.

Settles, a broadband consultant, has paired with a North Carolina
advocate Jay Ovittore to launch the Communities United for Broadband,
which they propose as a hub for communities who spent untold hours on
their Google-bandwidth application.


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