One week after Google announced the launch of Google Fiber in Austin, the company is already planning to expand their broadband business to a third city.
On Wednesday, Google said Provo, Utah will be joining Austin "Silicon Hills" and Kansas City "Silicon Prairie" as their third Google Fiber market. Provo has been dubbed "Silicon Slopes."
Google said the development in Utah won't impact of delay construction schedule in Austin.
Google says it will take over a troubled municipal fiber-optic system.
Provo created the fiber-optic network, iProvo, in 2004. The city planned to operate the system itself for Internet, television and phone service but found the operation too daunting and turned it over to a succession of private partners that have struggled to break even.
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