Google Fiber building in Louisville despite lawsuit from AT&T and Charter

Enlarge / Google Fiber equipment boxes in a Kansas City home in 2012. (credit: Google Fiber | Bloomberg)

Google Fiber is getting ready to build a long-awaited network in Louisville, Kentucky despite recent layoffs at the ISP and lawsuits filed against Louisville’s local government by AT&T and Charter.

“Great news today, with Google Fiber saying they now officially are coming to Louisville. We’ve been working on this for years,” Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said Wednesday in a video. Google Fiber could use both fiber and wireless technologies to connect customers.

Fischer made a nearly identical statement in September 2015 when he said Louisville was “announced as [the] next Google Fiber city.” But there have been a few complications since then.

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