Google is reviewing bids it solicited from tech vendors to build a national optical DWDM network capable of pushing massive amounts of voice, video and data very close to end users. Even more interesting is that the purported cost of this dynamic national fiber fabric is under $100 million (not including dark fiber) and can be launched within a matter of months. But the last-mile is, as always, the problem.
Monday, September 19, 2005
Google Fiber Network Rumour is Back
Nine month after that CNet story, a few day after a second stock sale, a meme is coming back and seem more and more to be a fact :