Google Fiber expanding into Salt Lake area

by Steve Blum • , , , ,

Salt Lake City will be the next stop for Google Fiber. According to a post on the Google Fiber blog yesterday…

“Now, another city in the Silicon Slopes is poised to show the world what’s possible with gigabit Internet. Today, we’re ready to bring Google Fiber to one more metro area—Salt Lake City”.

…It’s a logical expansion out of its nearby Provo base. One question to be answered: does the expansion into the metro area include the Utopia systems? The eleven cities covered by that muni fiber to the home project have been looking for a bail out, with six deciding to move forward with a everyone pays, everyone gets plan developed by by Macquarie Capital.