Google Fiber for Communities, Support Longmont
Google is planning to launch an experiment to bring better and faster Internet access to everyone. They are looking for a community to partner with to test ultra-high speed broadband networks.
There simply is no better location on the planet than Longmont, Colorado for Google to build its first open access fiber to the home ultra high speed broadband network.
Since 1997 Longmont has been looking for a business partner to supplement our existing eighteen-mile fiber-optic ring. You see, Longmont has had this dream for more than a decade and now is our opportunity to make it happen.
Local Support for Longmont's Google Fiber Bid
Longmont (Hearts) Google Event
On June 18, 2010 the Longmont community gathered at a local high school parking lot and using 80 cars and a few hundred people, they spelled "Longmont (Hearts) Google." Then, using a satellite from Longmont-based DigitalGlobe, photographed the image from outer space and sent it to Google to show that Longmont is serious about hosting Google's high-speed fiber project.
View "Longmont Loves Google" Aerial Imagery
High School Students Create Videos About Longmont to Brag About their Hometown
Almost 100 videos were submitted but only five made the finals in the Longmont video contest. High School students from the area created promotional videos extolling the virtues of their hometown of Longmont, Colorado in hopes of attracting Google to build their high-speed fiber project in their hometown.
Silver Creek Student Wins Apple iPad in Best Google Video Contest
View the Top 5 Finalists submissions shown below (not in any particular order) for the Youtube Video Contest.
Join the Effort to Attract Google to Longmont
If you would like to join the effort and show your support, please visit this link below and add your information to our local map.
The City of Longmont submitted their information about our community to Google's Fiber for Communities Request for Information (RFI). Google will be reviewing all of the submissions and we will keep you informed of the progress of this project if you sign-up below.