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Huntsville is hoping to bring Google Fiber to the Rocket City

HUTNSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - Goggle is planning to launch an experiment that will make Internet access better and faster for everyone.  So where will the trial locations be?

Peyton McNully hopes it will be Huntsville.  He has organized a facebook group, Google Fiber for Huntsville.  The page continues to grow and it at well over five thousand people who support the movement.

The contest from Google will be going on until March 26th and people are asked to nominate towns by clicking here.

The Google Fiber Network will make Internet speeds up to one hundred times faster. Consumers in the communities chosen will be able to sign up for the service, which would offer connection speeds of 1 gigabit per second. Many high-speed home Internet connections operate at less than 10 megabits per second.

McNully has worked with Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle and Huntsville City Chamber of Commerce to gather the needed materials to turn over to Google.

Google will over the super high speed Internet at a competitive price to at least 50,000 to 500,000 people.

 

 

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