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Detroit To Finally Get Fiber-Optic Internet Thanks To Dan Gilbert

TechCrunch

High speed fiber optic internet is coming to downtown Detroit thanks to Dan Gilbert’s Rock Ventures. The investment group recently confirmed that construction is underway on a fiber-optic network starting in the downtown area.

The network, dubbed Rocket Fiber, will serve residents and businesses and will offer internet connection 100 times faster than current services, Crain’s Detroit Business confirmed. Detroit will be the second major city in Michigan to get access to the super fast Internet. LightSpeed currently offers small pockets of gigabit Internet access in Lansing, Michigan and plans to start laying fiber in the Detroit suburb of Southfield early this year.

Providing access to gigabit Internet will go a long way to convincing others that Detroit is striving to move forward and Dan Gilbert’s entities are, as they say at Dan’s Quicken Loans, making every inch count. Combined with access to technical talent and inexpensive real estate, having…

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