Google Fiber puts pressure on local governments

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Google presented Portland with a 29-page checklist of needs.

The checklist isn’t exactly an ultimatum – there’s a certain degree of flexibility built into Google’s planning process. And many U.S. cities, Portland included, had already been working to streamline their planning and permitting processes for broadband networks in hopes that Google, or someone else, would leap in and build one.

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