Google to offer fiber to end users

What do folks think?

I think it's a better use of their capital resources than paying big
fat bonuses to big fat executives.

Sounds like a well funded initiative that may provide an interesting
platform to explore new technologies and develop a new array of

It would be nice to hear from local folks about how the WiFi
experiment in Mountain View worked out.

My .02

i use the mtview wifi almost everyday, and it works great

the last metrics i saw were presented by tropos and indicated that about
600gb was transfered daily over the network (and this was sometime last
summer iirc)


This is actually good new's, considering this line of thought
began to look promising in 2000, other unmentioned providers
have business models not inclusive of this for another 10 years.

I think this at least shows American private industry that we are
at least attempting to catch up with Europe and China who already
have very high speed networks in the most brutal of environments,

I think all local governents should apply.