Any serious google fiber will be stopped cold by the incumbents having laws passed (like North Carolina ) that make it almost impossible to put a plan together and get permits.
The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits.
hmmm, the incumbents (AT&T, Time Warner, Comcast) didn't stop it here in KC. What Google did was negotiate so THEY could choose where they would serve....and they based it on uptake from the consumers. They advertised the packages for residential users AND gave away free connections to schools and libraries in the areas served. Google's advantage was simply this...they don't have to serve areas where there are no customer who desire their service which is in stark contrast to what the incumbents normally have to do when entering a service area.
And yes folks, it is real and it is happening
just not in your town )