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What’s happening to Google Fiber?

January 31st, 2018

At one point, Google Fiber was going to be our savior from Big Cable. Roll the clock back three years, and it seemed that it was unstoppable: Google had rolled out its service in Kansas City, Austin, and Provo, with more cities coming by the month. It looked to be a real Google project, not …

Google Fiber wireless tests? Next-gen last mile tech on trial

Google wants to test next-gen wireless tech by using racecars

October 3rd, 2017

Google has filed an application with the FCC for permission to test next-gen wireless technology at racetracks. The filing seeks authorization to experiment with transmissions on the 3.5GHz frequency, a hot topic for development as the industry looks harder at 5G, and what comes next. The purpose of the tests, at least according to Google’s …

Google Fiber wireless broadband

Google Fiber is in trouble

July 18th, 2017

Wind the clock back two years, and it looked like Google Fiber was going to save us all. It was rolling out cheap gigabit fiber to entire cities in record time, and it just seemed like a matter of when, not if, we all had the option of Google internet. But then things started to …

Google Fiber Wireless

Google may use gigabit Wi-Fi to bring Fiber to the masses

June 10th, 2016

Google’s cheap, high-speed Fiber network is the internet we all need, but very few actually get. A lot of that has to do with the cost of running fiber-optic under streets and to houses, which involves a lot of messy manual labor. One solution Google is looking at, according to Alphabet chairperson Eric Schmidt, is …

Google Fiber Wireless Expansion Plans

Google Fiber is just getting warmed up

May 11th, 2016

Google Fiber is set to have a big expansion year in 2016 but it looks like the game-changing internet service is already thinking of new ways to expand faster to new markets. A massive report about Google Fiber over at Re/code reveals more about Google’s ambitious plans to connect people to its service by placing antennas on top …

Google Fiber San Francisco Expansion

Google Fiber is (sort of) coming to San Francisco

February 24th, 2016

Great news for some lucky people in the Bay Area — you may soon have access to Google Fiber. Unfortunately, however, this isn’t a citywide buildout. Rather, Google is only using fiber that already exists and is acting as the service provider for end users. This is great if your house or apartment already has …