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Google Fiber: The Big Reveal On Thursday

Jul 25, 2012

Google Fiber is scheduled to make a "special announcement" on Thursday, July 26, at 11 am CDT.

Google Inc.'s ultra-fast broadband network, Google Fiber, will serve Kansas City, Kan. and Kansas City, Mo. It's expected that details about the network's reach, video services, and more information will be revealed during Thursday's press conference, which will be streamed live on YouTube.

The Kansas City Business Journal reports that Google Fiber has set up shop for Thursday's announcement at 1820 Westport Road near State Line, which borders Kansas and Missouri. According to the story, it's unclear if it's a temporary or permanent location:

A Google spokeswoman declined to say whether the location would serve as Google Fiber’s local headquarters or if the site merely was an announcement locale.

Chances are the location will have some longevity. 

The building - and one nearby on the same corner - has been undergoing a high-end refurbish this month, according to a source close to the project.