Google Fiber hopes to bring gigabit internet speeds to Louisville

Google Fiber hopes to bring gigabit internet speeds to Louisville

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) -  Mayor Greg Fischer says Louisville is working with Google Fiber to bring a new superfast broadband network to the Metro.

Fischer called the announcement critical for the city because the demand by consumers for faster internet speeds is at an all-time high.

Google will work closely with Louisville Metro leaders starting this week to explore what is needed to build the new fiber optic network which would be capable of delivering speeds throughout Louisville up to 40 times faster than a basic broadband connection.

According to its website Google Fiber is currently available in Kansas City, Provo, UT and Austin, TX. The website says it will soon be coming to Atlanta, Charlotte, Nashville, Raleigh-Durham, NC, Salt Lake City and San Antonio.

For more information about Google Fiber, click here.

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