Updated Oct. 26, 2016 at 8:03 a.m.

Premium Lock Google Fiber halts expansion but 'work will continue' in Triangle, Charlotte

Published: 2016-10-26 06:55:00
Updated: 2016-10-26 08:03:30

Google Fiber in Triangle

The head of Google Fiber is stepping down and GF is halting plans to expand to other cities. However, GF says construction will continue in metro areas such as the Triangle and Charlotte where "our work with continue," GF's top exec says. Expansion also is still planned in the Triangle beyond Morrisville where service launched in September....

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I admire their aspirations. Always stay ahead of the curve. That's the only way to do business in this market as they have learned from the impact of the success of ATT on their fiber project. However, it would benefit them to be successful on current technology before they worry to much about wireless or something else. I have a feeling that by the time they roll out wireless service, everyone will have good fiber and won't be too interested in whether or not services come to them through a cable or not. It's like they have the best of nothing. And after you fail on basic fiber, people are not going to get as excited about whatever t-shirt you send out next.
I live in Clayton and we have CenturyLink with up to GigE None of us will touch it because their Customer Service is run by ignorant folks and it's not worth the nightmare.
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