Omaha/CB may get Google broadband
Results 1 to 12 of 12
  1. #1
    Cyclone42
    Guest

    Omaha/CB may get Google broadband

    2 cities working on Google bid - Omaha.com

    This would be so cool. A network connection fast enough to make my Cox broadband connection (which is NOT slow) look like a dial-up by comparison.

    Omaha/CB may have an upper-hand against other cities that may be applying for this, as Council Bluffs is already the location for a major Google hub.



  2. #2
    Pro
    Points: 79,968, Level: 87
    Level completed: 90%, Points required for next Level: 182
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    RyCy04's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Omaha, NE
    Posts
    2,376
    Points
    79,968
    Level
    87
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 158
    Given: 16

    Re: Omaha/CB may get Google broadband

    I know they listed CB, Carter Lake, and Omaha but I wonder how much, if at all, of the metro this would include (e.g. Papillion, La Vista, Elkhorn, Ralston, Gretna, Bellevue, etc.)



  3. #3
    Speechless
    Points: 560,608, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteranRecommendation Second Class
    ISUAgronomist's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Back in Iowa!!!!!!!!
    Posts
    21,524
    Points
    560,608
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 397
    Given: 195

    Re: Omaha/CB may get Google broadband

    Ever heard of Google, Kansas (I think they've got a shot).

    Topeka renamed itself Google for the month of March.




  4. #4
    Pro
    Points: 84,027, Level: 90
    Level completed: 16%, Points required for next Level: 1,523
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    Ciclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Clive
    Posts
    3,164
    Points
    84,027
    Level
    90
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 285
    Given: 288

    Re: Omaha/CB may get Google broadband

    [Insert city here] may get Google broadband instead.



  5. #5
    Legend
    Points: 209,878, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 22.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialCreated Album picturesVeteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    50131
    Posts
    13,921
    Points
    209,878
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 446
    Given: 649

    Re: Omaha/CB may get Google broadband

    Des Moines also applied for this



  6. #6
    Speechless
    Points: 424,072, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 26.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    alarson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    West Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    21,805
    Points
    424,072
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 878
    Given: 421

    Re: Omaha/CB may get Google broadband


  7. #7
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 66,428, Level: 79
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 22
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cyfanatic's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    Posts
    4,101
    Points
    66,428
    Level
    79
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 56
    Given: 821

    Re: Omaha/CB may get Google broadband

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    Des Moines also applied for this
    As did Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and Ames says it has an application ready to go.



  8. #8
    Addict
    Points: 83,396, Level: 89
    Level completed: 81%, Points required for next Level: 354
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    6,056
    Points
    83,396
    Level
    89
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 170
    Given: 0

    Re: Omaha/CB may get Google broadband

    I believe that the Daily had an article about Ames applying for this as well. Being that this is a test city I would imagine that it would be a smaller city than Des Moines or Omaha/CB.



  9. #9
    Starter
    Points: 16,672, Level: 39
    Level completed: 28%, Points required for next Level: 578
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    l2alphmacchio's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    West Des Moines
    Posts
    810
    Points
    16,672
    Level
    39
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 7
    Given: 54

    Re: Omaha/CB may get Google broadband

    Which is what makes WDM perfect...



  10. #10
    Addict
    Points: 59,836, Level: 75
    Level completed: 86%, Points required for next Level: 214
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    simply1's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Salt Lake City
    Posts
    5,612
    Points
    59,836
    Level
    75
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 71
    Given: 7

    Re: Omaha/CB may get Google broadband

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonehomer View Post
    I believe that the Daily had an article about Ames applying for this as well. Being that this is a test city I would imagine that it would be a smaller city than Des Moines or Omaha/CB.
    In the article it said between 50,000 and 500,000 population wise.



  11. #11
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 62,805, Level: 77
    Level completed: 73%, Points required for next Level: 445
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    aauummm's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    On the road again
    Posts
    3,894
    Points
    62,805
    Level
    77
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 134
    Given: 1,355

    Re: Omaha/CB may get Google broadband

    Quote Originally Posted by l2alphmacchio View Post
    Which is what makes WDM perfect...
    I'd say that Altoona would be a much better place for a trial run!!



  12. #12
    Pro
    Points: 44,937, Level: 65
    Level completed: 53%, Points required for next Level: 613
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    cycloneML's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Kansas
    Posts
    2,129
    Points
    44,937
    Level
    65
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 9
    Given: 8

    Re: Omaha/CB may get Google broadband

    Quote Originally Posted by isuaggie View Post
    Ever heard of Google, Kansas (I think they've got a shot).

    Topeka renamed itself Google for the month of March.
    this. during sports reports, the announcers even call the local teams Google High, Google west, etc.


    Honor Before Victory

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: Cyclones.tv
  • HOOPS: Iowa State vs. Mississippi Valley State
  • December 31, 2014
  • 06:00 PM