April 15, 2010
Clarkstown Joins Google’s Broadband Initiative
(New City, NY)
- Supervisor Alex Gromack and the Town Board announced that the Town of
Clarkstown is one of more than 1,100 cities and towns across the United States
that have submitted applications to be a test community for Google broadbrand (high speed Internet).
“The Town of
Clarkstown is committed to providing residents various, state of the art
services,” said Supervisor Gromack. “This is a wonderful opportunity to
give a new service to residents without expense to the Town.”
Fiber” project will build the infrastructure for affordable, ultra-high speed
Internet connections in one or more communities, with the hopes of serving
50,000 to 500,000 people. This will deliver Internet speeds more than 100
times faster than what most people have access to today. Google plans to
choose the winning community or communities by the end of the year.
a premier community with highly educated residents who seek the opportunity to
participate in technological advances such as this,” said Supervisor
Gromack. “We are committed to providing the necessary support to ensure
that Google is able to provide this service successfully in the Town of Clarkstown.”
The Town of
Clarkstown submitted a thorough application and in part of that process Google
asks that the Town demonstrate strong community support.
David Carlucci created a blog for residents to post their comments why it will
be beneficial for the Town of Clarkstown to have ultra-high speed Internet
residents to visit the blog and show support because it will help make our
application stronger,” said Town Clerk David Carlucci.
go to www.clarkstownbroadband.blogspot.com
to find more information and post comments.
Residents can also access the blog from the town website at www.town.clarkstown.ny.us under
the community section.
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