Google Fiber Internet coming to Austin! Northwood “Fiberhood” Neighborhood?

It’s official: the Google gigabit – 100 times as fast as broadband – fiber network is coming to Austin! With this speed a season of a TV show can be downloaded in 30 seconds, and there’s no more waiting for YouTube or other videos to “buffer” (finish downloading) while they are playing and pausing and playing and pausing and…

Google will divide the city into “fiberhoods” and install the gigabit networks when enough people in a fiberhood sign up. Many people in Northwood have already subscribed to Google’s information page (the first way to let Google know we’re interested) – just provide your email and zip code.:

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