Google's Speedy Net Plan Puts U.S. ISPs on Notice

Google's plan to build an ultra-fast fiber-optic broadband network for as many as 500,000 U.S. customers is an ambitious shot across the bow of incumbent Internet service providers. The plan, will roll out as a test in several U.S. cities, is designed to nudge both the federal government and ISPs to ramp up U.S. broadband speeds.