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The Google router can't manage to keep a YouTube video playing over wifi on my Chromecast for more than a few seconds at a time. And they're literally two feet apart. This is fucking bullshit.
Sure it is the router? I'd put my money on the Chromecast instead, especially if it is a Gen 1. Those are notorious for shitty Wifi connections.
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Sure it is the router? I'd put my money on the Chromecast instead, especially if it is a Gen 1. Those are notorious for shitty Wifi connections.
It worked flawlessly on the old network equipment and on my own network equipment before that.
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Google Fiber-owned Webpass is bringing its wireless gigabit internet to Denver





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Webpass, a San Francisco-based internet provider now owned by Google Fiber, announced today it would expand to the Denver, Colorado market. This marks Webpass’ first new market since Google Fiber, itself owned by Alphabet Inc.’s Access division, acquired the company back in June of 2016.
What makes Webpass important for Google Fiber’s future plans is how it delivers internet at speeds of up to 1 Gbps. Instead of laying fiber optic cable, a costly and time-consuming process that can involve tireless negotiations with local municipalities, Webpass delivers gigabit speeds using a mixture of existing wireless and Ethernet technologies.
Webpass delivers gigabit speeds without fiber
Broadly speaking, Webpass beams its internet through a central antenna typically located on the top of an apartment building, which is why it only makes its services available to buildings with 10 or more units or, in some cases, 30 or more units. By tackling apartment buildings instead of entire neighborhoods of homes, Webpass is also able to wrestle away deals from large telecoms that usually try to lock in apartment complexes with multi-year contracts.
So it’s more clear now why Google Fiber bought Webpass in the first place, and why the latter company is the one doing the expanding. Fiber, as part of Alphabet’s Access, has suffered from a slow rollout across the country and rising costs. As part of a cost-cutting process initiated by Alphabet CFO Ruth Porat, divisions like Fiber, smart appliance maker Nest, and the moonshot-oriented X have been hit with executive reshuffles, budget cuts, layoffs, and even shut downs.


Access lost around 9 percent of its workforce back in October, including its CEO Craig Barratt, who was only just replaced last week. Alongside the layoffs, Access also announced it would “pause” plans to launch fiber internet in nine new markets. It looks like Webpass now holds more promise for Google Fiber’s ambitions than the division’s original premise of laying its own cable.
Webpass now has job listings in the Seattle area, first noticed by GeekWire yesterday, and announced last month that it’s working with the Google Fiber team to expand its services in existing markets to more apartment buildings.
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FCC filings reveal Google is working on a wireless 4K set-top box



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  • Will likely have Google Assistant and Google Home integration



Google has applied to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to develop and launch a '4K wireless TV box', which will likely be a successor to the company's Nexus Player.
A search for the official filing reveals that Google's 4K box will support both 5GHz and 2.5GHz bands and will support 4x4 5GHz 802.11a/n/ac Wi-Fi, along with Bluetooth 4.1. Google's box will also, as the name suggests, be able to transmit 4K content to a compatible 4K TV wirelessly, without the need for an HDMI cable.
There's no mention of price or release date, but Google already has some images of the new device, as well as a user manual, but these are to be kept confidential until at least 180 days after the FCC filing was granted, which takes us to August. It means there's a good chance the box will show face at the company's annual I/O conference, which takes place from 17-19 May 2017.
Google's box will undoubtedly run on the Android operating system and we expect it will have full integration with Google Home and Google Assistant. It's not clear what services the box would offer, but considering only a few can deliver 4K content in the UK, such as Netflix and Amazon, we expect them to be onboard at least.
The implementation of Google Assistant will help set the box apart from its main competition, such as boxes from Roku, but the Nvidia Shield already offers Google Assistant support built in.
Regardless, the filing confirms Google is working on something at least, hopefully we'll get some updates soon.
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Just got an email that all further construction in my fiber hood is cancelled. Great. Back to square one.
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Just got an email that all further construction in my fiber hood is cancelled. Great. Back to square one.
AT&T have a fiber option where you are?
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No fiber options here. I was hoping the install would bring some competition but nothing. I have Spectrum 300MB down right now that never likes to work.
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Google Fiber Still Expanding But More Slowly Than Ever








Google Fiber, the search giant's effort to provide super fast Internet service to consumers, has had its share of mistakes and missteps. The 7-year-old subsidiary, now under Google's parent, Alphabet, never met its early goal of quickly wiring up millions of homes. And more recently, the unit has cut employees and curbed expansion as it looks to cut costs.
The broadband push was once seen as Google's effort to take on the entrenched cable and telecom carriers and perhaps scare them into offering faster Internet service. But those hopes have long faded, as Google failed to find a way to reduce the high cost of wiring homes and speed up the bureaucratic approval process for laying cables across neighborhoods.
Now the industry is debating whether Google's fiber effort is just paused temporarily or perhaps on its last legs, after rumors of a possible spin off last year. Whatever the case, Google Fiber is facing a huge test.
Google has stopped adding new cities as part of its original service. But it is expanding within its current footprint of nine cities, adding service for Raymore and Overland Park near Kansas City this year, for example, while canceling a small number of customer orders in other parts of Kansas City.



Meanwhile, Webpass, the wireless home broadband provider Google Fiber acquired last year, remains in growth mode by beginning service in Denver last month and expanding to Seattle later this year. Operating independently of other Google Fiber efforts, Webpass sends Internet service over the air, avoiding the expense of wiring homes. But so far it only makes sense to connect large apartment buildings using the wireless technology. Google is studying how to expand wireless service to individual homes as well.
On Monday, longtime cable analyst Craig Moffett wrote that he considered Google's fiber effort nearly dead after looking at the latest filings that the service is required to make with the U.S. Copyright Office that discloses the number of paid video subscribers. Google Fiber customers can add traditional cable TV service along with fast Internet offering if they desire, though most opt only for the Internet.
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Looking at seven metro areas included in the Google (googl, +0.25%) filings, from the service's oldest market in Kansas City to its more recent roll outs in Nashville and Duluth, GA, the total number of video subscribers increased 58% to about 84,000 in the second half of 2016 from a year earlier. That is down from 79% growth for the same period of 2015.
But almost all of the growth was in the company's original Kansas City market, Moffett noted. Newer markets grew much more slowly with Stanford, Calif., adding just five video subscribers in six months, for example.
"It is hard not to read this latest Copyright Office video data as suggesting that Google’s interest even in its existing markets has cooled considerably," Moffett wrote. "The story of Google Fiber seems more or less over. 'And they all lived happily ever after. The End.' Fade to black."
Google, for its part, denies that the service is on the decline. More users are picking just Internet service and getting video from Internet services, sometimes called over the top streaming. Those who still want cable often opt for cheaper bundles with fewer channels, known in the industry as skinny bundles, Google said.
"We started Google Fiber to make the Internet better," Google Fiber said in a statement. "Our super fast service is currently available to subscribers in 9 metropolitan areas, with 3 more under construction or planned. Demand for Fiber speed continues to grow, as more consumers move toward over-the-top streaming and skinny TV offerings."
The video subscriber numbers released didn't include Google Fiber's service in the Raleigh-Durham area of North Carolina. And the newest markets, Atlanta, Charlotte, and Salt Lake City, have opened for sign ups, but Google has yet to report numbers for those.
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And even the entire video snapshot is decidedly incomplete, since most fiber subscribers only pay for the fast Internet service. Analysts estimate the number of total broadband subscribers at five to 10 times the number of video subscribers. The ratio could be increasing because demand for pay TV, in general, is shrinking because of competition from Internet video services like Netflix (nflx, +0.77%), Hulu, AT&T's (t, +0.17%) DirecTV Now, and even Google's own YouTube TV.
Last year's layoffs came as Google moved away from its original plan to wire homes with fiber optic cable. In February, the company brought in a new CEO, Gregory McCray, who had been running Aero Communications, a contract installer of wireless networking equipment. His expertise will be highly relevant as the fast Internet service tries to shift to a wireless footing.
But Google doesn't have unlimited time. The major wireless carriers and even some cable companies are all racing to deploy next generation 5G wireless service. The new technology, which won't be ready for consumers for another few years, makes even gigabit speed wired Internet service look slow.
Whichever industry wins the race, one thing seems clear. The future will be wireless.
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Google Fiber is a go in Louisville.
But details on when the ultrafast network will be constructed and in what areas it will be first available will have to come later, Google Fiber said.
“Many have eagerly waited to hear these words: Google Fiber is coming to Louisville,” Mayor Greg Fischer said Wednesday morning.
Google Fiber said it plans to test ways to deploy super-fast Internet, with speeds about 20 times faster than conventional broadband, but that details of services in Louisville will come later, according to a news release. Residents can sign up for notifications about progress at google.com/fiber/louisville.
Ashley Kroh, a Google Fiber official working on the Louisville effort, said Wednesday that it's too early to say if the network will eventually be extended outside the boundaries of Jefferson County. The initial effort, she said, will focus on reaching residences in some yet-to-be-disclosed parts of Metro Louisville.
She also said it is too early to say what the charges for service might be, but Google Fiber officials said previously that it typically charges customers $70 a month for Internet service and $130 a month for both Internet and television service. It does not provide telephone service.




Kroh declined to speculate on whether Google Fiber will connect schools, hospitals, and other institutions to the network.
The company said it expects to file for its first permit soon, with network construction in phases to reduce disruption and will be geared to avoid conflicts with other utilities' facilities. The initial work "will focus on a handful of communities and neighborhoods."
However, competitor AT&T Kentucky, which has already begun installation of its own super-fast network, earlier filed suit to prevent Google Fiber from using its existing utility poles in Louisville for its equipment. A federal judge heard oral arguments this week in the lawsuit alleging that Louisville lacks jurisdiction to allow high-speed Internet service providers such as Google Fiber to install equipment on AT&T utility poles.

Google Fiber described Fischer, the Metro Council and the suburban-based Jefferson County League of Cities as partners in establishing the network.
The fiber network would greatly increase the Internet downloading speed, including streaming movies. It also would be a boon for local business and economic development that could benefit from the gigabit per second (1,000 megabits) broadband speed, Fischer has said.

"Google Fiber's commitment to constructing a gigabit fiber optic network in Louisville is exciting for both our people and businesses," said Metro Council President David Yates on Wednesday. "The infrastructure will provide a platform for further economic development and technological investment into our community."
Council members Bill Hollander, D-9th District, and Kevin Kramer, R-11th District, also praised the decision and touted the economic opportunities.
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Google Fiber recently posted jobs for several top Louisville management positions and has filed plans to develop a series of about a dozen communications hubs across Jefferson County, each of which would be designed to distribute fiber-optics service to more than 10,000 residences.
Meanwhile, AT&T Kentucky spokesman Joe Burgan said that, as of Wednesday, the company is "marketing our ultra-fast Internet service powered by AT&T Fiber to more than 50,000 locations in the Louisville area, including sectors of Jeffersonville and New Albany, Indiana."
The telecommunications giant said it welcomes competition in providing faster online access but that the so-called "One Touch Make Ready" ordinance passed by the Metro Council last fall is unlike any other in the U.S. and violates state and federal rules.
The AT&T suit alleges that the Metro Council has no jurisdiction to regulate pole attachments and that the ordinance is thus invalid.
With passage of the ordinance, high-speed Internet providers are now allowed to install equipment on utility poles owned by AT&T. The measure was supported by Fischer's office as a way to lay the groundwork for a Louisville fiber-optics network.
The council approved that measure over objections from AT&T and Time Warner Cable, which lobbied heavily against the proposal.
Fischer spokesman Chris Poynter said in an interview Wednesday that the city welcomes the competition in the broadband business, saying that it is good for consumers. "The more the merrier," he said of the rivalry.
Reporter Sheldon S. Shafer can be reached at 502-582-7089, or via email at sshafer@courier-journal.com.
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I just got this email from Google regarding the Fiber+tv package.

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We want to let you know that the price of your Fiber 1000 + TV plan will be increasing from $130/month to $150/month starting with your July bill. (If you also subscribe to optional packages, the prices of those add-ons will remain the same.)

The cost of providing TV programming continues to rise. While the price of our Internet-only plans have not changed since we launched in 2012, we’ve needed to adjust the price of our TV plans to reflect these increased programming costs. The price of Fiber 1000 + TV for new customers in your area is now $160/month. Starting in July, customers who have had Fiber 1000 + TV service at $130/month for at least one year will be charged $150/month.
Just wanted to give a heads up
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The benefits of Google Fiber dwindle as each day passes.
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From what I can tell its just if you have the tv package (like I do) every one of my friends that has just the net from them have not received an email, just friends with the tv package.
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We have the 100 Mbps service for $50, DIRECTVNOW for $35 and the CBS All access app for $10 for a few months a year when my wife wants to watch some shows she likes. So, our bill after taxes averages about $90/mo. Much cheaper than full blown GF, and nobody really needs 1000 Mbps unless they do some very specific things online very frequently. Best of both worlds. I will say that GF is far and away the most reliable ISP I've ever had.
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We have the 100 Mbps service for $50, DIRECTVNOW for $35 and the CBS All access app for $10 for a few months a year when my wife wants to watch some shows she likes. So, our bill after taxes averages about $90/mo. Much cheaper than full blown GF, and nobody really needs 1000 Mbps unless they do some very specific things online very frequently. Best of both worlds. I will say that GF is far and away the most reliable ISP I've ever had.


Edit: we got a roku for free when we tried Sling TV (whixh sucks) and Ann Apple TV for free when we signed on with DIRECTVNOW so that costs us nothing either.
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I haven't gotten that email yet. I have gotten it before though. Guess I'll expect it again.
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Finally got fiber installed at my house last week. Loving the speed on wired connections, but the wi-fi is absolute garbage. When you can get a signal it's great, but once you're more than 10 feet away from the router it is very spotty. Even my ancient Linksys router could cover my whole house.

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I was, turned on the wifi on the TV boxes helped
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Unfortunately I don't have their TV service, just gigabit.

I'll play with relocating the router and different channels.
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Oh yeah that would be a support question then or just get an AP and not use the on board Wi-Fi
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Finally got fiber installed at my house last week. Loving the speed on wired connections, but the wi-fi is absolute garbage. When you can get a signal it's great, but once you're more than 10 feet away from the router it is very spotty. Even my ancient Linksys router could cover my whole house.

Anyone else having issues with wifi on the Google router?
Yep! +1 for the Wifi being garbage from the Network Box. Still haven't purchased anything to fix it though so we've just dealt with it for now.
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I'm just going to jack straight into my R7000 and not even use the network box.
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I got the email now saying my tv service is going up $20 a month. Going to pay last months bill and shut off cable. Barely watch it anyway.
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New Cuts and Bad Blood at Google Fiber Raise Questions About Future

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At first, Freda Hendley loved her new job with Google Fiber. Hired in June 2016 as a temporary vendor contractor (TVC), Hendley took a pay cut from her previous job to join a team working with one of the world's most recognizable brands, helping bridge the digital divide in this city.
For a few months, things went well. With that sort of brand recognition behind her, Hendley was able to get anyone on the phone to secure help in planning events for groups benefitting Sickle Cell Partners of the Carolinas and other community organizations.
But just a few months in, Hendley would become disenchanted with her mission at Google Fiber. She said she witnessed gross overspending, mistreatment of fellow TVCs and other harassment by Google employees. She believes her decision to speak against it eventually led to her contract termination in February 2017, although it's unclear that it made a difference, because in March, nearly all of the remaining TVCs — workers who played a large role in Google Fiber's Charlotte launch — were let go.
The cuts were the latest in a series of public missteps for Google Fiber — which announced its Queen City intentions in January 2015 and officially launched in July 2016 — that include hundreds of thousands of dollars in property damage during construction and an ever-increasing timeline regarding its rollout.
The company, however, continues to deliver on promises to be proactive in bridging the digital divide by supporting local organizations in efforts to connect women and minority youth with the internet access.
Through partnerships with community organizations like E2D and Digi-Bridge, Google Fiber estimates that it has helped supply 1,600 people with free or affordable devices, involved more than 163,000 children and families in STEM-based programs and reached more than 1,100 people through awareness and outreach initiatives to date.
A Google Fiber spokesperson responded to questions about the March cuts with a short statement emphasizing the company's commitment to Charlotte.
"Google Fiber is here to stay in Charlotte. We'll continue to serve our customers with the same great service they've come to expect from us," the statement read.
Some who have worked closely with the company, however, aren't so sure.
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  • Google Fiber space at 7th Street, next to First Ward Park, where Freda Hendley worked until February.

Although she said she witnessed lots of questionable behavior by Google Fiber employees during her time there, Hendley said one specific incident permanently changed the way she viewed her new workspace.
She was one of just four TVCs to sit upstairs at the Google Fiber space, surrounded by fulltime Google employees. The other 30 or so contractors worked downstairs, and it was understood they shouldn't climb the steps.
One day in September, Hendley said she watched as a fellow TVC was chased from the upstairs area. A Google employee came to a contractor sitting near Hendley and ordered them to make sure the wayward employee went back downstairs and stayed there.
"We all looked like, 'Uh, it's a flight of steps,'" Hendley said. "All I could see was when we were in grade school studying social studies, the picture of what the caste system looked like in second or third grade. I saw that picture in my head and I was like, 'Oh fuck, I'm dealing with a real, live caste system.'"
From there, Hendley said the experience worsened, and it came to a head in November, when she took a stand against harassment from Google employees regarding the presidential election.
Hendley took her concerns to Mary Ellen Player, Google Fiber's city manager in Charlotte, and Jess George, community impact manager.
"There was one black male who was a contractor, and he would report to me. I went to Mary Ellen and Jess and said, 'Hey listen, I don't know how many more Obama jokes this guy is going to take. It's uncomfortable. If someone says to me, 'Oh, yay, Trump won,' or puts on their Facebook, 'I guess y'all got to give those Obamaphones back now,' again, I don't know how much more of that I'm going to be able to deal with."
Hendley said she was told they would check on the matter, but any action was unlikely because — as Hendley said she was told — "Y'all are just TVCs."
When asked about this incident, Google Fiber reps said they would not comment on personnel issues as a matter of policy.
In February 2017, Hendley was told her assignment had ended. Three weeks later, most of the remaining TVCs working at the Google Fiber space were also let go — less than a year after signing on for a job they were told would last at least two years.
That news came the day after a staff party at high-rise apartment building The Vue celebrating Google Fiber's launch there and in a number of other similar Uptown buildings, made possible largely due to accounts that TVCs played a role in acquiring.
Another former contractor told Creative Loafing she had suspected cuts for weeks, but was still surprised by the audacity of the timing. She spoke on condition of anonymity because she and others like her were made to sign nondisclosure agreements in order to receive severance packages that included two weeks of pay. We'll refer to her as Tiara.
"We had this huge event at The Vue, we busted our asses, and then it was the next day that we got this cryptic phone call," Tiara said. "So when we got let go I was like, 'I asked you guys three weeks ago. I asked you guys. And you guys lied to us. So now you're putting people in jeopardy who have children or are trying to figure out their lives again abruptly because you guys weren't straight with us.'"
In October 2016, Google's parent company Alphabet announced that it would be "pausing" plans to rollout Fiber in 11 cities, or ending them altogether. The company also announced a 9-percent cut to staff in its national Google Fiber division.
However, those plans were not meant to affect plans here. And despite any setbacks, Google Fiber has remained active in the community. In June, during Google's global month of service, or GoogleServe, the Charlotte office had 100 percent participation, volunteering more than 124 hours to local groups like Behailu Academy and Digi-Bridge, a nonprofit aimed at increasing internet access in underserved communities.
For David Jessup, Jr., founder of Digi-Bridge, it's crucial that Google Fiber is able to continue operating in Charlotte. Fiber has been one of the nonprofit's main investors here in Charlotte.
Digi-Bridge launched its Daddy Daughter Code-In events in 2016, after partnering with President Obama's innovative Computer Science for All (CSA) initiative, which included $25 million in grants for computer science education, some of which would go toward Digi-Bridge's #STEAMSaturday and Daddy Daughter Code-In events.
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  • Families gathered at Google Fiber recently for Digi-Bridge's "Daddy Daughter Code-In" event.

The fourth such event was held in the Google Fiber space Uptown in June, and it's been extremely successful.
When the Trump administration recently released its proposed budget, the massive cuts to science funding included CSA. Google Fiber stepped in to invest in that program and other Digi-Bridge efforts to prioritize computer science education.
"We feel like it's important to keep that work and the momentum up and so Google Fiber has supported us both financially and to help continue those code-ins," Jessup said.
Jessup said Google Fiber's arrival in Charlotte has put computer science at the forefront of Charlotteans' minds, and helped spur action where there was once just talk.
"Their presence here in Charlotte has accelerated the conversation about the importance of connectivity," he said. "In addition, of course, they've made significant investments in our nonprofit to help us with the work that we're doing to connect youth to tech experiences and different opportunities for growth and job- and career-readiness. They've truly been an invaluable partner in helping us push forth our missions, specifically as it relates to minorities and women in tech."
Although it was For those exact reasons that Hendley and Tiara joined on with Google Fiber, they both began noticing internal problems at the Uptown space not long into their tenures there.
Hendley, who has worked for large companies like Disney and Universal Music in the past, noticed careless overspending from fulltime employees who, for instance, would take their expensed Google Pay credit cards to go buy coffee despite the presence of free coffee throughout the office.
She said she saw fulltime employees, many of whom had never held another job outside of Google, spend recklessly on company parties, one time spending $10,000 on a community pool party in Highland Creek that could have been thrown for a fraction of that.
The workplace became more uncomfortable later, however, as bad publicity seemed to take its toll on workplace relationships.
"In the beginning, there was much more transparency," Tiara said. "Google really started off making us feel as though we were part of the team. Upper management really tried to pull us into the fold, then kind of abruptly, the behavior changed. You saw a clear divide between the vendor contractors and the Google team."
She said the sudden lack of communication and transparency hurt morale around the office and affected how work was done.
"A lot of us were always concerned about what is the fate of Google. Of course we're reading the news just like every other citizen is reading the news, but there still wasn't a lot of forthcoming conversation about what's going to happen," she said. "There was a lot of emptiness; emptiness in terms of the Fiber space in and of itself. There just wasn't a ton to do. I think they really overestimated people signing up for it, and then having construction issues and all this bad publicity, it definitely affected the way people responded."
For Hendley, the workplace became toxic. One specific manager on the Google team refused to look her in the face when they spoke. One time during a meeting, she began to voice an idea and he turned his back to her in his chair chair and raised his hand to tell her to stop.
"He looked at another Google team member and said, 'I want to hear what you think because we're the ones that have to go back and have this conversation,'" Hendley recalled. "Another [fulltime employee] texted me right there in the meeting and was like, 'Are you OK?' They could see the heat rise. This was the first time I had experienced this."
Hendley said she doesn't want to come off as disgruntled, and that she was relieved when the company finally let her go, but she's disappointed in the mismanagement of a company with so much potential to help people in Charlotte.
Regardless of what Google Fiber says publicly, Tiara said she doesn't believe the company will last much longer in Charlotte. Despite her rocky relationship with many of the fulltime employees left in the space, she said she's concerned they'll eventually face the same reality she did.
"They're going to end up selling. That's the piece I think they're just waiting for," she said. "Don't get me wrong, I am a human being, so I understand that there were Google employees that were here specifically because they have roots here or in North Carolina. Once it shuts down, where do they go?"
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