Photos: How Google Fiber is using 'shallow trenching' to outbuild its gigabit rivals

Louisville's Google Fiber van

Sometimes called microtrenching or nanotrenching, Google Fiber is using the technique to deploy gigabit internet over twice as fast as AT&T Fiber in Louisville. TechRepublic has photos of the process in action, as well as the Google Fiber launch event on October 18, 2017.

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About Jason Hiner

Jason Hiner is Global Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and Global Long Form Editor of ZDNet. He's co-author of the book, Follow the Geeks.