Monday, September 19, 2005

Google + Fiber = FTTH?

IP Media Monitor reports that Google is reviewing bids it solicited from tech vendors to build a national optical DWDM network. The article said that the costs of the fiber is less than $100 million - not including dark fiber - and can be launched in a couple of months.

Could this search engine company bring a highspeed Internet connection to your door?

Maybe. But as others are asking, what about the last mile, the hurdle portrayed by many as the Gordian Knot? Surely Google has something planned.

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