Items tagged with Google Fiber

The San Antonio Spurs won the NBA Championship last season and are legitimate contenders to do it again in 2015, but if you need another reason to move to Texas, consider the good fortune falling... Read...
Little by little, Google is giving the U.S. a major boost in broadband speed through Google Fiber, its fiber optic-based Internet service that delivers 1Gbps (1,000Mbps) speeds to consumers and businesses in select territories. Kansas City is one of... Read...
Good news for those of you who live in Austin. Google will be launching its fiber network in the south and southeast sections of the city starting this December. From there, the company will continue to deploy Google Fiber through other parts of the... Read...
To misquote a famous grammatically incorrect phrase, "All your Internet is belong to Google." Eventually, anyway. Word on the web is that Google is thinking about deploying Wi-Fi networks in cities where its Google Fiber high-speed Internet service... Read...
Two events in the telecommunications and cable world this week have highlighted why, exactly, we need net neutrality and stronger protections for consumer rights. First, on the cable side of the... Read...
Suburb by suburb, the area surrounding Kansas City, Mo. is lighting up with gigabit Internet, thanks to the Google Fiber project. Downtown Kansas City has been enjoying super-fast Internet connectivity for a while, now, but many suburbs are still... Read...
We posted a rumor over the weekend that Google's high-speed Fiber Internet service should be hitting up Austin soon, and today, the company confirms it. The announcement was made in the city today, along with mayor Lee Leffingwell, and Google's... Read...
Only a few months after Google brought Gigabit broadband to Kansas City, Google is rumored to be gearing up for its next metropolis: Austin, Texas. Google is planning a big press conference in Austin next week. The word is that Austin and Google... Read...
If you build a fiber-optic network, the startups will come. That’s what Google has found, after building a high-speed pipe to Kansas City. Google Fiber, which is a trial project, is wooing Kansas City tech companies with gigabit Internet... Read...
If you don't live in either one of the two Kansas Citys, get ready to be ridiculously envious. Google has just posted on its official Google Fiber blog that installations of its 1Gbit/s Internet service have now begun, with houses that opted for the... Read...
Now we know why Toto was so adamant about not wanting to leave Kansas. The lucky ducks living in Kansas City are about to receive the Google Fiber treatment following a six-week rally in which the sultan of search sought enough pre-registrations to... Read...
Residents of Kansas City are a lucky bunch. How so? Well, they're getting first crack at Google's insanely fast and shockingly affordable Google Fiber Internet and TV service, which offers a connection speed around 100 times faster than the average... Read...