Time Warner Not Sure Its Customers Want Faster Internet

Time WarnerTime Warner Cable, Louisville's primary provider of residential high-speed Internet service, was among nine companies that responded to Metro government's call for vendors interested in bringing gigabit Internet service to town. But it's unclear whether Time Warner Cable is actually considering installing the type of super-fast fiber connections that Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer's administration envisions. "Not everybody needs that type of capacity that a direct fiber network would provide, and that is what we are trying to balance out," Time Warner Cable spokesman Michael Pedelty said Wednesday. Louisville officials are interested in a vendor who can provide gigabit speeds – which are typically provided via a fiber connection – to residential areas "with demonstrated demand" for such a high level of service, according to a "request for information" Metro government issued in November. Read the full story at WDRB Louisville.