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Metro Council approves Google Fiber ‘huts’

The ball is in fiber‘s court now after Council members, perhaps trying to emulate the city they represent, got “cool” for a moment.
The council quickly approved an agreement Tuesday to let use city property for the 22-by-11-foot, fiber-filled “huts” that enable the company to offer service at extremely high speeds. Signing off on the deal completes ‘s to-do list as it hopes to become one of Google Fiber’s next locations later this year.Metro submitted its checklist to Google Fiber by the May 1 deadline but still had to tie up the fiber huts agreement. Google is likely to have follow-up questions on the information submitted and will want to work with city leaders on developing an efficient permitting system, according to a company blog post on May 1.

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