Google Fiber Report Card | KCUR

Google Fiber Report Card

Feb 12, 2014

Kansas City was selected as the first place in the country to receive Google Fiber. Now that fiber networks have been established in the many communities in the metropolitan area, users have experienced internet connection that is 100 times faster than typical broadband speeds.

As Google Fiber and other fiber networks expand to other cities we explore how well Kansas City is capitalizing on it's head start and where it might be falling short. 


  • Scott Cannon, reporter for The Kansas City Star
  • Carlos Casas, field manager for Google Fiber
  • Ben Moskowitz, Director of Program development for Mozilla Foundation
  • Craig Settles, internet service industry analyst and author of "Building the Gigabit City"