Google is planning a fiber optic network and is looking for a community to test it out in. Monroe County is one of many communities that wants to be the guinea pig. Building a network means construction jobs. It's also a selling point that could bring new business here.
Monroe County and the city of Rochester are interested. They're drawing up a joint application to formally request the experiment here. But you can help the idea along.
Google has set up a page where you can nominate your community. It's an online form with 18 questions for you to answer. The form is looking for what your internet speed is now and asks you why you want a fiber optic network.
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