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Google Fiber Rolling Out In San Francisco

Google is gearing up to bring its speedy service to San Francisco, but it's planning to piggyback on existing networks rather than relying on the city's official fiber system.

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nasimson
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nasimson,
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2/28/2016 | 4:58:34 AM
leapfrogging
Connecting the unconnected households with Fiber. So from zero kbps to gigabits per sec. That's quite a leapfrogging.
Whoopty
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Whoopty,
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2/26/2016 | 7:44:55 AM
Surprising
It's surprising (for a UK commenter) that more companies don't lease cabling from each other in the U.S.. Here, BT's near monopoly and TalkTalk's startup cabling means that everyone leases everything from one of those two companies, most commonly the former.

Do you think this will lead to more companies leasing fiber cable in America?
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