One in four San Antonio households lacks internet access. That’s why two Westside laundromats have been equipped with computers and other resources.
Beginning Tuesday, Google Fiber is being offered for registration in the Northeast San Antonio neighborhoods of East Terrell Hills and Wilshire Terrace.
In pursuit of the City’s goal of reaching 4,000 miles of fiber-optic cable, more SA neighborhoods are being equipped with ultra-fast internet access.
As of Tuesday, additional households in the Westover Hills neighborhood can sign up for Google Fiber’s high-speed internet service.
To reflect on all the comings and goings, the Rivard Report compiled a highly subjective list of what’s in the rearview mirror as we leave 2017 behind.
Google Fiber is available to customers near Westover Hills and around West End Park in the San Antonio’s far-Westside as of Tuesday.
New sites for old favorites are opening this month in one of SA’s most historic buildings, a place where technologies and startups are launched and grown.
Google will utilize trenching to bury its network lines, a method that will speed up the installation process and cause less disruption in communities.
Speakers at San Antonio’s first Digital Inclusion Summit advocated for bridging the digital divide by extending high-speed internet access citywide.
*This story was originally published in July 2016.