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Google Fiber in Salt Lake City.

Today Salt Lake City and Google announced at an invite-only event that Google Fiber would be deploying in Salt Lake City. I have written about this previously, but I thought it was important to reiterate my and XMission’s position on this. Google Fiber coming to Salt Lake City increases competition to a point. CenturyLink’s options […]

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Net Neutrality

A recent federal court decision in a case involving a Verizon challenge to FCC “Net Neutrality” rules has inspired many breathless headlines about the death of the Internet as we know it. Because this will enable giant Internet providers to start prioritizing traffic based upon what their customers are willing to pay them, it deals […]

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The Fruit of Competition

I am proud to announce that our gigabit residential offering on UTOPIA has dropped in price to $70 (UTOPIA charges included, and can vary up to $100 total in some cases). Cynics may point to the fact that this matches the Google Fiber offering on iProvo, and you know, they’re right. When there is robust […]

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Google grants for non-profits

When I’m not working in XMission Research and Development, I run a non-profit web radio station. There are a lot of interesting opportunities for non-profits on the web, (such as XMission’s policy of donating services to non-profits)  but one of the most helpful is the Google Grants program. With Google Grants, registered non-profits can receive […]

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