Google Fiber: Kansas City residents on life with ultra-fast internet
27 February 2012 Last updated at 20:15 GMT
Google is installing ultra-high speed fibre optic internet service in Kansas City, Kansas and Kansas City, Missouri. Will it usher in a new era in industry and society, or just bring quicker web browsing and media downloads?
The service will offer download speeds up to 100 times faster than those available to the average American household.
People living and working in Kansas City, Missouri react to their city's role as an internet testing ground.
Produced by the BBC's David Botti