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Support Your Community! Support Our Application for Google Fiber

For Immediate Release: 2/25/2010 4:21 pm

Woo-gle for Google!

We Want Google to Come to Worcester!

Google wants to install an ultra high-speed broadband network in cities across America - AND we want them to come to Worcester! Google's new network is expected to deliver Internet speed more than 100 times faster than what most Americans can access today and offer service at a competitive price.

What Does Google Fiber Mean to Worcester?

  • Better and faster Internet access available to everyone!
    • Download a song in seconds.
    • Download a high definition, full-length fil in less than 5 minutes.
    • Collaborate with classmates around the world while watching live 3-D video of a university lecture.
    • Digitize large volumes of information quicker.
  • Revolutionary use of technology with unprecedented scale and speed.
  • Access to groundbreaking applications from Google and partners.
  • Increased opportunities for a new and existing companies and industries.
  • New applications for online government and resident communications.

We are Asking for Your Support of Worcester's Application! Our Deadline is March 26th!

Google will provide a huge range of benefits to our residents and businesses if we are chosen - but we need your help in applying. Here's how you can show your support of our application:

  1. Display your originality, creativity and overall Woo-factor by creating a website or a blog on Blogger. Submit short entries on why Google Fiber should come to Worcester!
  2. Become a fan of Woo-gle for Google's Facebook page. Post a comment on why Google should come to Worcester.
  3. Nominate Worcester on the official Google Application. Access the application at the following site:
  4. Upload a video to YouTube talking about why you want Google Fiber or why you're Woo-gling. Be creative, silly or serious, but keep it to the point!
  5. Write a short statement in any format about why you're Woo-gling. Send it to the official Woogle email at and we'll add it to the blog at
  6. Tell your friends - and encourage them to nominate Worcester, too!

Whatever you do - a video, essay, podcast, musical performance, skit - use Google tools such as Buzz, Blogger, GoogleGroups, YouTube, Google Maps!

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