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Google Fiber

Google Fiber Expansion 9 Cities

Google mulls major Google Fiber expansion to 9 new cities

February 19th, 2014

Google Fiber is now only available in three different markets but that could soon change very quickly. Google announced on Wednesday that it is considering expanding its Google Fiber services to nine new markets: Atlanta, Charlotte, Nashville, Phoenix, Portland, Raleigh-Durham, San Antonio, Salt Lake City, and San Jose. A move into San Antonio would be particularly …

Google Fiber Speed Increase

Google looking to boost Google Fiber speeds up to ridiculous 10Gbps

February 13th, 2014

Even as Time Warner Cable keeps arguing that people really don’t want super-fast Internet, Google is plowing ahead with plans to make its Google Fiber network even more of a beast. USA Today reports that Google CFO Patrick Pichette told the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet conference this week that Google is working on technology that …

Google Fiber Uganda Project

The next market to get a Google fiber hookup will be… Uganda?

November 22nd, 2013

Google is working on boosting the Internet infrastructure in Kampala, Uganda, by installing its own fiber-optic network. Installed in recent months and officially unveiled on Wednesday, the network will allow 10 local mobile operators and Internet service providers to improve data speeds by a factor of 100 in most places of Kampala, a city that …

Google Fiber Net Neutrality

Did Google change its stance on net neutrality? [updated]

July 31st, 2013

Now that Google is an ISP, it’s started to act more like one. Wired reports that Google has barred a “potential” Google Fiber customer from attaching a server to its network, which the customer alleges is in violation of the Federal Communications Commission’s network neutrality guidelines. Google says that barring servers from its network is perfectly …

VTel Fiber Internet Service

Vermont ISP delivers Google Fiber speeds for half the price

July 4th, 2013

Google Fiber is far from the only high-speed fiber service rolling out in the United States. Ars Technica reports that small Vermont telecom company VTel, with a big assist from an $81 million stimulus grant from the federal government, has started rolling out a fiber network to its 17,500 customers and charging them around $35 …

Google Fiber-Like Speeds Seattle

Gigabit Internet coming to Seattle for $80 per month

June 25th, 2013

No Google Fiber? No problem. Residents in select neighborhoods in Seattle will have access to gigabit Internet speeds beginning in 2014. Gigabit Squared on Monday announced pricing plans for its upcoming fiber network in Seattle. The company will offer a basic plan with download speeds of 5Mbps and upload speeds of 1Mbps for free for 60 …

Google Fiber Kansas City Startups

Google Fiber is transforming Kansas City into a startup mecca

June 21st, 2013

Memo to cable companies: It seems that some Americans really do want Google Fiber-type speeds after all. CNET’s Maggie Reardon has just come back from Kansas City, where she found that Google’s fiber network has spawned a thriving community of startup companies that want to take advantage of the service’s 1Gbps speeds. In fact, Google …

Google Fiber Competition

Cable companies are pulling punches in fight with Google Fiber

June 17th, 2013

Several cable companies are currently capable of offering Internet service that meets or exceeds the blistering 1Gbps speeds enjoyed by Google Fiber subscribers. In fact, Comcast CEO Brian Roberts showed off a demo of a 3Gbps cable broadband connection just last week at the annual National Cable Television Association’s Cable Show in Washington, D.C. “I hope there’s a …

Google Fiber Television Analysis

Google’s big play with Fiber: Turn television into just another app

June 14th, 2013

Google Fiber is certainly one of Google’s more audacious experiments and it’s now becoming clearer what the company’s long-term strategy is with its high-speed fiber Internet and television service. Barron’s points us to a new research note from Evercore Partners analyst Ken Sena, who just got back from seeing Google Fiber in action in Kansas City and …