Here’s something that’ll likely pique the interest of many of our state, county, and municipal customers in the United States.

What would people do with ridiculously fast Internet? Google has put out a Request for Information (RFI) to identify communities interested in being part of their plans to build and test ultra high-speed broadband networks (1 gigabit per second, which is 20-100 times faster than what most people currently have) in a handful of trial locations in the United States to explore this very question (among others).

The RFI response deadline is March 26.