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Google tests new technologies in Kansas City

Search giant testing new fiber-optic internet service at speeds 100 times the national average.

Last Modified: 07 Aug 2013 15:16
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Since the days of dial-up computers, faster internet speeds have made new technologies possible. Now the internet giant Google is at the forefront of the latest digital revolution, one it is testing in Kansas City.

Al Jazeera's John Hendren reports from there.

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