Monday, July 27, 2015

Northern Virginia governments want to develop their own backbones, saying that telecomm companies are lagging on customer service


Both Arlington County and the City of Alexandria in northern Virginia are working on plans to offer corporations or public organizations ultra high-speed backbone Internet, believing that telecomm companies are dragging their feet.  Patricia Sullivan has a Metro Section story here.
  
The article results that Verizon FIOS fiber optic is still not available to all residents. It also claims that the best fiber-optic is 200 times faster than Comcast’s normal cable Internet. 
   
But Google networks in a few cities (like around Kansas City and in North Carolina) seem to be of that speed.  

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