Today, Palo Alto announced that it is on a short list of cities working with Google to explore the possibility of bringing ultra high speed Google Fiber broadband network to the City.
"Palo Alto competed in Google's initial competition to bring ultra high speed internet to cities," said Palo Alto City Manager James Keene. "We are pleased to accept Google's invitation to participate in this new phase of assessing how to bring 1 gigabit fiber to more communities. Our collaboration will complement the open market approach our City Council has directed us to pursue to bring fiber to the premise in Palo Alto. Google’s invitation will advance our ability to achieve this goal."
The full press release can be viewed here.
City Council Related Documents
Google Fiber Project Files