Report: Google could extend FTTH to other cities

Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) may be close to finally revealing prices and availability for its pilot community Fiber to the Home (FTTH) network in Kansas City, Mo. and Kansas City, Kan., but its ambition could stretch into other parts of the country.

As reported in the Silicon Beat citing an e-mail from a CapStone Investments executive, Google has posted an ad for an inside sales position to sell fiber-based services to SMBs in Mountain View, Calif.

"We saw an ad for an Inside Sales position in Mountain View, Calif, for selling Google Fiber to small businesses," wrote Dow Drukker, senior vice president of CapStone Investments. "The ad said the position would be tasked to build a team to sell a national broadband network indicating Google likely plans to build a fiber-optic network in additional cities."

Of course, any move into another city will hinge on how successful its initial foray in Kansas City turns out.   

For more:
- Silicon Beat has this article
- here's the job posting

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