Gigabit broadband provider Google Fiber is poised to activate its commercial service in a Salt Lake City, Utah – which will become the seventh market in which the high speed broadband network is either live or eligible for customer sign-ups. Other cities covered to date include Kansas City (Kansas/Missouri), Austin (Texas), Atlanta (Georgia), Charlotte (North Carolina), Nashville (Tennessee) and Provo (Utah). As previously reported by TeleGeography’s CommsUpdate, Salt Lake City was first added to Google’s ‘design phase’ back in March 2015.
Cities currently classified as ‘upcoming’ by Google Fiber include: Huntsville (Alabama), Irvine and San Franciso (both California), San Antonio (Texas) and Raleigh-Durham (North Carolina). ‘Potential’ Google Fiber cities, meanwhile, include: Chicago (Illinois), Dallas (Texas), Jacksonville (Florida), Los Angeles (California), Louisville (Kentucky), Portland (Oregon), Phoenix (Arizona) and Oklahoma City (Oklahoma).