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Sharks Are Trying to Eat Your Internet

Sharks Are Trying to Eat Your Internet

By Josh Wolford August 14, 2014

Here’s a scary shark week story for you. Under the sea, there is internet – or at least the internet’s transport system. Ok, so let’s go with ‘internet’. Anyway, there are around 200 fiber optic cables in this undersea network …

AT&T Takes on Google With Austin Fiber Network AT&T Takes on Google With Austin Fiber Network

AT&T today announced that it will, for sure, be installing 1 Gigabit fiber network in Austin, Texas. The company had announced in April that it intended to expand U-verse to the city. AT&T is currently deploying the network and intends …

Baltimore Wants More Internet Options Baltimore Wants More Internet Options

Baltimore is sick and tired of Comcast. The ISP signed an agreement with the city back in 2004 that makes it the exclusive cable TV provider in the city until 2016. That means the city is also largely stuck with …

Vermont ISP Offers Gigabit Internet For $35 A Month Vermont ISP Offers Gigabit Internet For $35 A Month
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National telecoms like AT&T have said they are going to compete with Google Fiber, but there’s not been much proof of that so far. Instead, startups and small phone companies are leading the charge in bringing fiber Internet to more …

Gigabit Internet Is Coming To Tullahoma, Tennessee Gigabit Internet Is Coming To Tullahoma, Tennessee

Chattanooga was one of the first cities in the nation to introduce Fiber Internet to its residents through city-owned utilities. Other cities have slowly been jumping on board with the help of Google Fiber and other organizations. Now the gigabit …

Japanese ISP Now Offers 2Gbps Internet Japanese ISP Now Offers 2Gbps Internet
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The Internet infrastructure in the U.S. is pathetic. It’s slow, expensive and run by companies that care more about their bottom line than what their customers actually want. There is one bright spot though – Google Fiber and its record-breaking …

AT&T: We’re Planning 1Gbps Fiber in Austin Too AT&T: We’re Planning 1Gbps Fiber in Austin Too

To say that AT&T is stealing Google’s thunder isn’t really the right way to put it, but Ma Bell is using the buzz surrounding Google Fiber’s big launch into Austin as a way to springboard its own plans for a …

FCC To Hold First Gigabit Workshop This Month FCC To Hold First Gigabit Workshop This Month

In late January, the FCC announced the Gigabit City Challenge. The campaign aims to get at least one gigabit network in all 50 states by 2015. To do that, the Commission will be holding a number of workshops to help …

Seattle Will Start Building Its Own Fiber Network Seattle Will Start Building Its Own Fiber Network

Before there was Google Fiber, the city of Chattanooga, TN offered gigabit Internet by building out its own fiber infrastructure. Now that Google Fiber is here, however, other cities are beginning to adopt their own fiber Internet services to combat …

Google Fiber Stars To Roll Out Today Google Fiber Stars To Roll Out Today

The promised day has arrived – Google is ready to start installing 1 Gbps Fiber Internet in the homes of Hanover Heights, Kansas City residents. Of course, Google has a nice guide for those receiving Internet over the next few …

Majority Of Kansas City Is Getting Google Fiber Majority Of Kansas City Is Getting Google Fiber
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A lot of us who want faster Internet at better prices are putting all of our chips in with Google Fiber. If the program is a success in Kansas City, they’ll bring the service to other cities around the country. …

Google Fiber "Likely" to Expand, Says Analyst Google Fiber "Likely" to Expand, Says Analyst

[UPDATE] A Google Fiber spokesperson who contacted WebProNews said, “We have no plans for expansion right now.” [ORIGINAL] It’s incredible to see that it has taken what is essentially an internet advertising company to begin to change the way cable …

You Are Still Paying Too Much For Internet You Are Still Paying Too Much For Internet

It’s a sad fact that Americans pay more for Internet than other developed nations. There are multiple reasons as to why we pay too much for Internet and we went into a few of those reasons over the weekend. A …

Would You Buy Internet From Your City? Would You Buy Internet From Your City?
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It’s pretty awesome that Google is bringing Fiber Internet to the folks in Kansas City. It’s not so awesome for Time Warner Cable as they are terrified of the competition. It seems the movement to affordable, faster Internet is beginning …

Verizon Doubles FiOS Speeds to 300 Mbps Verizon Doubles FiOS Speeds to 300 Mbps

Verizon today announced that next month it will double the speeds for its FiOS broadband service. The company will be introducing a 300 Mbps connection as its highest-tier option. As Ars Technica points out, this is faster than most single-band …

Google Fiber Progresses Through The Kansas Cities Google Fiber Progresses Through The Kansas Cities

Google is busy hanging fiber. Kansas City, Kansas got the honor of becoming the home of the Google Fiber project back in March of last year. Google said that their intentions were to bring an ultra-high-speed network to the entire …

Sebastopol, CA reaches 1 Gbps Connection Threshold Sebastopol, CA reaches 1 Gbps Connection Threshold

Sebastapol is a small Sonoma County town located just 52 miles north of San Francisco. Before now it was known as the home of O’Reilly Media, and the town that the band Primus is from. Now it has a much …