Omaha the latest city to get gigabit internet, courtesy of CenturyLink

It’s starting to look like Google has kicked off a small but growing gigabit internet crazy in the US — ISP CenturyLink has just announced plans to bring gigabit internet speeds to Omaha, NE. CenturyLink says it’ll be upgrading its existing fiber-based network in West Omaha to to achieve these speeds, which should be available to select customers starting next week. By October of this year, the company plans to have gigabit speed available to all of its 48,000 customers in the area. Omaha is just the latest city to be promised gigabit internet, either from Google or a different provider — Kansas City was the first to receive Google Fiber back in November, but there has been a bit more action lately. Both Austin, TX and Provo, UT… Continue reading… ]]> http://www.theverge.com/2013/5/1/4289856/omaha-the-latest-city-to-get-gigabit-internet-courtesy-of-centurylink