Google Fiber for Communities: Fiber Optic Infrastructure Grant

North Liberty, Iowa, March 17, 2010 — Google is planning to launch an experiment that will deliver Internet speeds more than 100 times faster than most Americans have access to today, offering over 1 gigabit per second, fiber-to-the-home connections. Through March 26, Google is accepting applications from municipalities interested in participating in this experimental network.

The cities of Coralville, Iowa City, North Liberty, and University Heights are working with Johnson County Council of Governments and the University of Iowa to apply as the Iowa City Area Broadband Coalition.

You can help! Support the Iowa City Area Broadband Coalition! Become a Facebook fan and help our community’s joint bid for fiber optic internet to every home and business!

The coalition will submit this fan page to Google to illustrate local support for fiber Internet.

Please become a Facebook fan and visit our webpage at http://www.icabc.org, AND talk it up on Facebook and Twitter.