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Google's FTTH pilot inspires developers to come up with bandwidth hungry apps

While it might be hard to imagine how consumers could use 1 Gbps worth of broadband from Google's (Nasdaq: GOOG) upcoming Fiber to the Home (FTTH) build in Kansas City, Mo., Think Big Partners, a technology incubator, believes there are plenty of untapped applications that can fit that bill. Think Big Partners wants developers of bandwidth-hungry applications to come up with new services that can chew up the 1 Gbps pipe.
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