Google Fiber is the program that's building the future of broadband in the United States by deploying the fastest networks in the country in a handful of lucky cities starting with Kansas City, Kan., right?
Not so fast on the download there, Charlie. According to data from Ookla (which runs Speedtest.net) that was analyzed by Gizmodo earlier this year, tiny and rural Ephrata, Wash., has the nation's fastest broadband.
And I'm talking No. 1 by a mile. Ookla calculates the town's average Internet speed at 85.54Mbps, or almost twice the speed of the No. … Read more