Wednesday, August 5, 2015

5 Places That 4,000 Miles Of Google Fiber Could Reach From San Antonio

Posted By on Wed, Aug 5, 2015 at 1:25 PM

click to enlarge GOOGLE FIBER
  • Google Fiber

The big news finally broke today: Google Fiber is coming to the Alamo City.

This is the largest city Google Fiber has targeted, both by area and population. 

The construction phase, which will take at least two years, involves installing 4,000 miles of fiber optic cable throughout San Antonio.

That seems like a staggering amount, and to help ourselves put it in perspective we found five places that are approximately 4,000 miles away from Bexar County.

click to enlarge The North Pole - NOAA/PACIFIC MARINE ENVIRONMENTAL LABORATORY
  • NOAA/Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory
  • The North Pole


The North Pole is crazy far — about 4,000 miles away from San Antonio.

click image Lake Poopó, Bolivia - LOVISA SELANDER
  • Lovisa Selander
  • Lake Poopó, Bolivia

This is Bolivia's second largest lake, after Lake Titicaca. 


click image Honolulu - WIKICOMMONS
  • Wikicommons
  • Honolulu

Waikiki beach, anyone?

click image The Azores - GUILLAUME BAVIERE
  • Guillaume Baviere
  • The Azores

These islands are in the North Atlantic Ocean, west of Portugal. 

click image This is the Bering Strait. Siberia is to the left and Alaska is to the right. - WIKICOMMONS
  • Wikicommons
  • This is the Bering Strait. Siberia is to the left and Alaska is to the right.

Google Fiber stretched from San Antonio could cross the Bering Strait and land in Siberia.

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