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City governments from around the country already have lots of reasons to want Google Fiber for their residents but Google has given them another one anyway. Google on Wednesday announced that it’s going to start offering its 1Gbps Internet service to residents in public housing completely free of charge.
Internet users all across the United States are desperate for Google Fiber to make its way to their city, but one South Austin neighborhood is currently experiencing one of the pitfalls of a project this large.
When it first launched in Kansas City a few years back, Google Fiber wasn’t seen as a real threat to cable ISPs such as Comcast or Time Warner Cable, even though many markets around the country have been clamoring for more broadband competition. However, Google has slowly and steadily been making progress on expanding to more …
Google Fiber has made inroads in several cities in the United States but now it’s exploring expanding into two of the country’s biggest: Los Angeles and Chicago. In separate announcements on Tuesday, Google revealed that it’s looking hard into whether it will bring its high-speed fiber network to both cities, although it hasn’t confirmed yet …
The United States may be a bedrock of technological innovation, but when it comes to something as basic as Internet browsing speed, there’s a whole lot of room for improvement. In fact, if you look at a ranking of average Internet connection speed across different countries, the United States doesn’t even manage crack the top 10. …
Oh, Comcast. When will you learn that your customers just don’t like you, no matter how much rival ISPs screw up? Comcast recently tried to bash Google Fiber on Facebook after Google Fiber’s services went down in Kansas City during the first game of the World Series featuring the hometown Kansas City Royals. Although it …
The Google Fiber train is rolling in to three new cities. Google announced this week that Oklahoma City, Jacksonville and Tampa will be the next three cities that Google has invited “to explore bringing Google Fiber to their communities.” For all intents and purposes, this means these three cities are likely getting Google Fiber, presuming they …
Many of us who rely on cable companies to deliver our Internet have been looking on in envy at cities where Google Fiber has set up shop, if for no other reason than it offers an extremely fast Internet service at an affordable price. However, TechCrunch brings us word that there’s a brand-new reason for cable …
The future of wireless networks is coming even sooner than we expected. In a recent interview with CNET, Roger Gurnani, chief information and technology architect for Verizon, said that the wireless company plans to begin field tests for its 5G technology within the next 12 months, and “some level of commercial deployment” will begin by 2017.