I don't know who, how, or when the application request was sent out for Google's Fiber-Optic ISP offering, but my market place would be a great zone. Sure West has a near monopoly in our area. That is, if you consider ComCast as competition. I don't.
The details listed in the article found at the following link (fair use) sound succulent and savory:
I think our market area would fit their criteria admirably. Alas, I have no knowledge if anyone even submitted for our area. But it would be nice.