The internet is becoming a part of everyday life, much like television as it evolved into a part of virtually every household. We clearly live in an information society, and broadband technology allows us to access that information as quickly as a few keystrokes on the computer.
When Google first introduced the idea of bringing bandwidth-intensive services to select cities across the United States, the term “gigabit city” was born. As a result, there became widespread interest in cities and communities across the U.S. to adopt fiber-based broadband Internet coverage. This interest was primarily because of potential economic rewards.