KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 17, 2011
"We applaud Google's announcement today that both Kansas Cities will have access to its 1 Gig technology, blowing the door wide open to an exciting new era of innovation in our region. Our community is teeming with eager and brilliant students, entrepreneurs and innovators who are ready to take this on. The Kauffman Foundation enthusiastically pledges its support and will help pave the way for the entrepreneurial individuals who leverage this technology to develop the applications, products and businesses that will transform our lives. Our region can serve as a model for others worldwide who will eventually have this capacity available to them."
Learn more on the Google Fiber site
View video from the event "The Making of America's Innovation Hub - Google Fiber in Kansas City,"
with remarks by Milo Medin, Vice President, Access Services, Google and Carl Schramm, President and CEO, Kauffman Foundation, and a panel featuring Mayor Sylvester James of Kansas City, Missouri, and Mayor Joe Reardon of Kansas City, Kansas.