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Google Fiber says no to Vancouver

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Wednesday, May 07, 2014

The Washington city will not be considered for the hyper-speed fiber network.

Portland’s City Council could finalize an application for the service today.

The project offers Internet speeds 100 times faster than current broadband, It’s currently offered in Kansas City, Kan., Austin and Provo, Utah.

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