Kansas City’s Fiber House was purchased by a startup accelerator company co-founder. It continues to be offered to entrepreneurs, rent free, for one year. Those who have taken him up on the offer have been able to both live and work in the house, which is powered by GoogleFiber. The lightning-fast connection offers 1Gbps speeds and downloads speeds exceeding 150 Mbps.
The Fiber House came after the “Hacker House”,which was the first version. The latter is located just around the corner from the Fiber House. Hacker House also offers rent-free digs for entrepreneurs with the same Google Fiber connection from internet service providers in Sacramento California. Those wishing for a chance to live at FiberHouse must be 18 or over to apply.