A private developer and a network-service provider are jointly upping the ante on Internet access in a new student-housing complex in Austin, Tex., offering one-gigabit-per-resident service. That’s about 100 times as fast as the average home cable-modem connection and as fast as the Google Fiber connections that attracted a lot of attention when the company announced that it would offer them in Kansas City, Kan.; Provo, Utah; and Austin.

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