A Month on Google Fiber

If you’re a resident of Provo, UT, chances are you’ve seen these rainbow-rabbit Google Fiber trucks scurrying about for the past several weeks- and I couldn’t be more glad for their presence.

fiber truck fleet

At long last, Google Fiber has expanded their ultra-high-speed internet service to Provo! Compared to other services like DSL (via telephone wire), Cable, or satellite, Google Fiber utilizes a fiber-optic network for data and television transfer, and it just so happens that Provo already had one (more-or-less) installed, cutting down on the extensive retrofitting requirements that other cities would demand. read more