Google FIber FAQ
Google FIber FAQ

On May 2, 2013 the City Council approved an agreement with Google Fiber to deploy an ultra-high-speed, fiber-to-the-home network.

There is still a lot of planning and engineering work to do, but this is the first step to get Google Fiber going in Shawnee. The City and Google Fiber will continue to communicate with residents, providing updates about pre-registration and construction timing when available. For more about Google Fiber, including a map to track its status in Shawnee, visit

Hide details for What is Google Fiber?What is Google Fiber?
    Google Fiber is an ultra-high speed internet service that provides an internet connection speed 100 times faster than today's average broadband, paired with crystal clear high definition TV.

Hide details for What is a fiberhood?What is a fiberhood?
    A fiberhood includes about 250-1,500 households. Google determines fiberhood boundaries based on a number of factors. Google will work with the local governments and community leaders to learn about pre-existing neighborhoods or communities. Then, they look at those communities and determine very clear boundaries at their edges like streets and parks.

Hide details for How do I get Fiber service for my home?How do I get Fiber service for my home?

    Google is building the Fiber network by demand—fiberhoods that meet their pre-registration goal will get Fiber service. Stay tuned for more details.

    It typically starts with a pre-registration period to allow residents to express interest in bringing Google Fiber to their neighborhoods. Each fiberhood will need to reach it's goal in order to qualify. The next step for qualifying fiberhoods is to select their plan. Once Google has fiber installed in your fiberhood, you will be contacted to schedule installation. Last step -- sit back and enjoy your new Google Fiber connection!!

Hide details for What is the Fiber Space?What is the Fiber Space?

    The Fiber Space is Google's storefront in Kansas City where you can come to experience what a gigabit is like, ask questions about Fiber or sign up for service. Google also host fun events and workshops to demonstrate the benefits of ultra fast Internet. Look out for updates on the events calendar or just stop by at 43rd and Stateline. Click here for a list of events, or just stop by at 43rd and Stateline Road.