Google Fiber May Be Coming to 34 More Cities: See the List

by Christopher Freeburn | February 20, 2014 9:31 am

Google Fiber May Be Coming to 34 More Cities: See the List

On Wednesday, Google (GOOG[1]) announced that it may expand its Google Fiber high-speed Internet service[2] to 34 new cities across the U.S.

optical fiber 630 flickr 300x199 Google Fiber May Be Coming to 34 More Cities: See the List[3]
Source: Flickr[4]

Google noted that it hadn’t yet determined exactly which cities would receive Google Fiber. A Google spokesperson said that the tech giant would “work closely with each city’s leaders” to identify challenges to rolling out Google Fiber in each metropolitan area and how Google Fiber might be deployed in the cities. Not every city on the list may ultimately get Google Fiber. Google indicated that it would disclose which cities on the list had been chosen receive Google Fiber by the end of the year, PC World notes.

Currently, Google Fiber is available in just a handful of U.S. cities, including:

Residents of those cities are paying about $70 a month for basic Google Fiber Internet service and about $120 a month if they add subscription TV service.

Here are the 34 cities that could be next to receive Google Fiber:

  1. Atlanta, Ga.
  2. Avondale Estates, Ga.
  3. Brookhaven, Ga.
  4. Decatur, Ga.
  5. East Point, Ga.
  6. Hapeville, Ga.
  7. Sandy Springs, Ga.
  8. Smyra, Ga.
  9. Charlotte, N.C.
  10. Nashville, Tenn.
  11. Salt Lake City, Utah
  12. San Antonio, Texas
  13. Phoenix, Ariz.
  14. Scottsdale, Ariz.
  15. Tempe, Ariz.
  16. Portland, Ore.
  17. Beaverton, Ore.
  18. Hillsboro, Ore.
  19. Gresham, Ore.
  20. Lake Oswego, Ore.
  21. Tigard, Ore.
  22. Raleigh-Durham, N.C.
  23. Carrborro, N.C.
  24. Cary, N.C.
  25. Chapel Hill, N.C.
  26. Durham, N.C.
  27. Garner, N.C.
  28. Morrisville, N.C.
  29. Raleigh, N.C.
  30. San Jose, Calif.
  31. Santa Clara, Calif.
  32. Sunnyvale, Calif.
  33. Palo Alto, Calif.
  34. Mountain View, Calif.

GOOG stock gained slightly in Thursday morning trading. GOOG stock has gained more than 50% over the past year.

Endnotes:
  1. GOOG: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=GOOG
  2. expand its Google Fiber high-speed Internet service: http://www.pcworld.com/article/2099005/google-fiber-contest-opens-up-to-34-more-cities-including-san-francisco-bay-area.html
  3. [Image]: http://investorplace.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/optical_fiber_630_flickr.jpg
  4. Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/woueb/

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