Last July, Google announced that it would offer free gigabit Internet in all of the public housing units present in current Google Fiber markets. Today, the company has made good on that promise, announcing the roll-out of Fiber in the West Bluff neighborhood of Kansas City. Developed in a partnership with ConnectHome, a federal initiative created by the U.S. Department Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the program offers Internet at no cost to residents as well as opportunities to purchase discounted hardware and computer skills classes. The pilot program consists of 100 homes in West Bluff, and families will be able…

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