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Speedy gigabit Internet may arrive in L.A., but don't hold your breath
Speedy gigabit Internet may arrive in L.A., but don't hold your breath

Seeing little competition and questionable demand, Internet service providers have shrugged at spending the billions of dollars needed to boost U.S. Internet speeds to match other parts of the world. But efforts by Google Inc. and a few cities including Los Angeles are provoking an about-face. In recent weeks, Time Warner Cable and AT&T Inc. have eagerly responded that they too are capable of delivering lightning-fast speeds in Los Angeles and other big, lucrative markets. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Gigabit broadband: In an article in the July 26 Business section about plans for high-speed Internet service rollouts, the Internet speeds were mislabeled as megabytes per...

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