As Google lays the groundwork for its super-high-speed Internet service in various US cities, it's said to also be sniffing out possible Wi-Fi networks in those same locations, according to IDG News Service.
The tech giant is reportedly sending around a document to residents in 34 cities where it's considering setting up Google Fiber in 2015, according to IDG. The document does not lay out specific plans for Wi-Fi but does allude to the possibility of such a service.
Google wrote in the document that it will be "discussing our Wi-Fi plans and related requirements with your city as we move forward with your city during this planning process," according to IDG.
Google Fiber is the company's foray into fiber-optic Internet service -- it is said to, which is more than 100 times faster than what most Americans currently have. The uber-fast service costs $70 per month and the Fiber TV service, which has Internet and 200 TV channels, is $120 per month.
Google Fiberin 2012 and has since been , and is in . Google announced in February that it's planning to bring the service to , which cover 34 cities.
While it's unclear if these cities will also get the benefit of Wi-Fi, it'll likely be an additional selling point to local governments to get the service installed.
When contacted by CNET, a Google spokesperson declined to comment on any Wi-Fi announcements.
"We'd love to be able to bring outdoor Wi-Fi access to all of our Fiber cities, although we don't have any specific plans to announce right now," the spokesperson said.
Updated April 25 at 9 a.m. PT with comment from Google spokesperson.