On October 25, Google announced it would “pause” development of Google Fiber. In addition, the division’s CEO, Craig Barratt, resigned, and the division was rumored to be laying off about 9 percent of its staff. Launched in 2010, Google Fiber was the shining light of hope for modern broadband internet service in the United States. It began with the goal of demonstrating gigabit internet on a fiber optic infrastructure, and Google intended it to spur development by others.
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