Originally Posted by htismaqe
Yes, some. My comment was more about aerial fiber in the upper midwest being fraught with potential issues, particularly in winter.
As for the issues outlined in the article, see my previous post - Google's presence in KCK is 100% due to a deal they struck with the local government of Wyandotte County. Without that, they have nothing. If the incumbents can successful prevent such relationships elsewhere in the metro, Google will never be able to expand.
INteresting. Yea, i highly doubt they are ever able to compete on a national scale with the giants of Telecom firmly entrenched.