High speed internet may be scarce in the US, but the dream of having
web be fast/cheap/everywhere is snowballing. The FCC’s much anticipated
National Broadband Plan was finally released Tuesday. And Google’s Fiber Initiative – a move to finance and deploy an unbelievable gigabit speed connection to
some yet-to-be-named lucky town or towns in the United States – has
energized dozens of small communities across the nation.
Today we talk to the IT Manager of one of these towns – Michael Cross of Kalamazoo, Michigan – to see just what they see in the opportunity
of ultra high speed connectivity. (Click here to see just how excited