Google has only made plans to roll out in three cities currently, but Google hopes to expand to over 34 cities in the coming years. The company is working to rolling out in Atlanta, Charlotte, Nashville, Phoenix, Portland (Oregon), Raleigh-Durham, Salt Lake City, San Antonio, San Jose and other large cities across the nation. The company will work with local governments to map out how to lay fiber and create checklist for the projects. This plan could be a reaction to the possible merger of Comcast and TWC which would give the company over 70% of market in the United States. These companies have also stayed away from providing gigabit data connections because they say consumers don’t want nor don’t need these sort of connections.
Google has warned that it may not be practical to expand to all areas, but it should be comforting to know Google will expand to more cities. Google has yet to explore the idea of building their Google Fiber in a large city like New York or Los Angeles. This may be the areas that they cannot expand to without help of other companies and the local governments. Either way Google has started planning to roll out to more people that have a shrinking market to buy internet, tv, and phone services from.
Tell us in the comments below if you live in one of the planned cities, and if you would get Google Fiber once it was available to you?