Google Fiber is coming to Concord, North Carolina, bringing high-speed, high-bandwidth internet service to residents and small businesses. Concord joins Charlotte and communities in the Triangle as one of just eight cities statewide to receive Google Fiber.
According to recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Concord grew 33% over the last decade and is one of the top ten most populous cities in the state. The city’s growth is supported by the forward-looking vision of the City Council and City leaders who are committed to creating a quality of place where residents can experience high performance living at its best.
Access to high-speed broadband internet is necessary to achieving this vision and attracting the jobs of the future while creating a thriving community with diverse work, online learning and telehealth opportunities.
“Google Fiber in Concord is a game changer,” said City Manager Lloyd Payne. “I’m excited for the many new opportunities ahead for families and businesses, and the positive ripple effects on our continued growth and economic development.”
City Council and City leaders are working with Google Fiber to improve digital equity and inclusion across the city. Google Fiber will be building its network widely across the community, with the goal of serving as many residents as possible in all neighborhoods.
“Access to fast, reliable internet service is necessary to everyone in the 21st century, and Google Fiber is working to connect more residents in North Carolina to work, school, and each other by providing great internet and customer service,” said Jess George, Government & Community Affairs Manager for Google Fiber NC. “We are looking forward to serving the residents of Concord.”
Google Fiber has already begun construction and plans to complete the initial phase of the network build by the end of 2022. Once complete, Google Fiber will offer one gigabit and two gigabit internet service options to residents.
Click here to learn more about Google Fiber in Concord.