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Prairie Village considering Google Fiber

Updated: 2013-08-03T19:00:42Z

The Prairie Village City Council is considering an agreement with Google Fiber to bring the high-speed internet service to the city.

The council is scheduled to address the issue at its meeting this Monday night, according to a meeting agenda.

The proposed agreement calls for Google to install a one gigabit-capable fiber network to sell high-speed broadband and video services in designated areas. It could also include the construction of a WiFi network in some areas for public WiFi access and commercial purposes, according to meeting agenda information.

If the agreement is approved, Prairie Village would join a growing number of area suburban cities getting the Google Fiber service initially offered in Kansas City, Kan., and Kansas City.

Tony Rizzo, trizzo@kcstar.com

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