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Google Fiber Aims To Deliver Home Internet Service Wirelessly

As Alphabet looks to bring internet service to more homes, its Google Fiber unit is experimenting with wireless delivery -- a means that could cost substantially less than laying cable.

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A.P.B754
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6/9/2016 | 11:57:36 PM
Google Fiber...
I'd love to see this vision come to life- It would knock the socks off of Comcast's high-priced stranglehold on America.
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6/10/2016 | 7:37:11 AM
New order
I'm excited for a new order of internet providers to come to the fore. Google's Fiber expansion combined with the talk of cube-sat satellite networks for worldwide internet access means we may finally break free of the big ISPs that have held a near-monopoly between them for the past couple of decades. 
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