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Google Fiber Sign Ups Go Live In Provo, Utah

Google Fiber Sign Ups Go Live In Provo, Utah

By Zach Walton October 2, 2013 | 1 Comment

Back in April of this year, Google announced that it had purchased iProvo – a city-run ISP that provided fiber Internet to Provo, Utah. Upon completion of the purchase, Google was going to upgrade the existing fiber network and roll …

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 …

Google Fiber Is Hiring Engineers In Canada Google Fiber Is Hiring Engineers In Canada
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UPDATE: Google told us that Google Fiber is only hiring engineers in Canada. There are no plans to expand. Headline was changed to reflect this. For the time being, Google Fiber is a strictly Kansas City affair. The company has …

Time Warner Cable Increases Speeds Near Kansas City, Could Be In Response To Google Fiber Time Warner Cable Increases Speeds Near Kansas City, Could Be In Response To Google Fiber

Back when Google Fiber first launched, Time Warner Cable, the incumbent ISP in the area, went into panic mode. The ISP even began offering cash rewards to anybody who had information on Google Fiber’s activities. It was all a little …

Larry Page Suggests That Google Is Looking Into Expanding Google Fiber Larry Page Suggests That Google Is Looking Into Expanding Google Fiber
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Ever since Google Fiber launched late last year, everybody’s been wondering when and if Google would bring it anywhere else. The company has been somewhat mum on the topic by only offering vague statements that seem to imply it is …

FCC Challenges All 50 States To Each Get At Least One Gigabit Network By 2015 FCC Challenges All 50 States To Each Get At Least One Gigabit Network By 2015
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For millions of Americans, having access to speedy Internet is still an impossibility. The FCC has promised it would fix this when it announced the National Broadband Plan in 2010. Since then, there hasn’t been much progress made on the …

Google Fiber Comes To 5 More Neighborhoods Early Next Year Google Fiber Comes To 5 More Neighborhoods Early Next Year

Google Fiber has been moving slowly throughout Kansas City as installations have only come to two neighborhoods. Google is going to speed things up next year though, and five more neighborhoods can expect to see Fiber in their homes by …

Google Fiber Is Rolling Out To Its First Fiberhood In October Google Fiber Is Rolling Out To Its First Fiberhood In October
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Google announced earlier this week that Google Fiber would be coming to 180 fiberhoods. They weren’t sure on the final number as of yet due to some last minute registrations, but they have come back today with the definitive answer. …

Google Fiber “Likely” to Expand, Says Analyst [UPDATE] Google Fiber “Likely” to Expand, Says Analyst [UPDATE]

[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 …

Miss The Google Fiber Announcement? Watch It Now Miss The Google Fiber Announcement? Watch It Now
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We reported earlier today on Google’s bombshell announcement of cheap 1Gbps fiber internet for the folks of Kansas City, KS and MO. It was a pretty huge deal because Google is not only getting into the ISP business, but they’re …

Google Fiber Is More Than Just Fast Internet Google Fiber Is More Than Just Fast Internet
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Google announced earlier this week that they would be talking more about Google Fiber today. If you recall, Google Fiber was Google’s plan to launch Fiber Internet in Kansas City. The promised speeds will be around 1Gbps which is way …