Google Fiber Community Connections program meeting to be held this week

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Plans are underway for 25 local nonprofit organizations to receive Google Fiber’s 1 Gigabit per second internet service free of charge.

Several complexes in BYU contracted housing will soon be getting Google Fiber. Graphic by Shelby Hintze.
Several complexes in BYU contracted housing will soon be getting Google Fiber. Graphic by Shelby Hintze.

Provo City and Google are partnering to bring Google Fiber to 25 deserving non-profit organizations, according to Provo City Mayor John Curtis’s blog,

“We’re calling them the Golden 25,” said Deputy Mayor Corey Norman.

The “Golden 25” nonprofit organizations will be a part of the Google Fiber Community Connections program. Organizations wishing to be a part of this exciting new program may begin submitting applications as soon as Sept. 12.

Google Fiber and Provo City representatives will be answering questions at a pre-application meeting for nonprofits interested in learning more about the Community Connections program. The meeting is by invititation only and those wishing to attend may RSVP at provo.org.

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