We had been hearing rumors over the past couple of weeks that Google Fiber was going to be expanded to Austin, Texas. The service was initially made available to Kansas City, even though Austin had campaigned to become Google Fiber’s launch city. Various indicators emerged last week that indicated this forthcoming expansion, including an unfinished post regarding the same that went up on Google’s blog prior to the official announcement, which has finally been made today. Austin Texas now joins the select few communities that have access to Google Fiber, these include Kansas City, Kansas and Missouri.
It has not been revealed as yet when exactly Google Fiber will be rolled out to residents of Austin, who are no doubt itching to get a piece of the 1Gbps broadband internet services pie, which also comes with a phone line and a Fiber based TV connection. Austin is one of the most vibrant towns of Texas, home to startups as well as big companies such as Samsung and IBM. As previously mentioned, no exact roll out dates have been revealed yet, but we’ll surely update once they come in.