Google wants to expand wireless broadband testing started in KC

Google Fiber wants to expand the wireless high-speed broadband testing it already has started in Kansas City to 24 other cities nationwide, Business Insider reports.

The company’s filing with the Federal Communications Commission seeks to set up “experimental transmitters” at as many as 24 locations for 24 months, the report says. The effort would use newly available spectrum and is in its early stages.

Google Fiber rolled out high-speed fiber-optic cable connected directly to the home in the Kansas City area and intended to do the same nationwide. But it has been exploring faster and cheaper alternatives to make its service available.

Read more: Kansas City Business Journal


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