While Time Warner Cable is busying trialing consumption-based internet billing
, SureWest Communications is encouraging more residents of Kansas City
to download at will. As of now, around 1,500 domiciles in Merriam and Olathe have access to the company's 100Mbps fiber-based internet, and it's hoping to reach thousands more homes by early 2009. Additionally, the FTTH network is bringing along a respectable array of high-def channels to those who dig the bundle, though a specific lineup wasn't mentioned. It's not quite Sigbritt Löthberg fast
, but it's pretty nimble.