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Time Warner To Boost Internet Speeds in Austin

Time Warner To Boost Internet Speeds in Austin

By Sean Patterson February 20, 2014

As Time Warner and Comcast continue to work out their big merger, internet and cable TV customers across the U.S. are preparing for an even larger company to take over their local cable monopolies. There is a spark of hope, …

Google Fiber To Give Free Internet To Organizations Google Fiber To Give Free Internet To Organizations
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This week, it was revealed that AT&T would beat Google Fiber to the punch in bringing fiber-backed Internet to Austin, Texas. The incumbent telecom company would also match Google Fiber on price by offering gigabit Internet for $70 a month. …

AT&T Will Offer 1Gbps Internet In Austin For $70 AT&T Will Offer 1Gbps Internet In Austin For $70

Earlier this year, Google announced that it would be bringing Google Fiber to Austin at some point in 2014. The local incumbent ISP – AT&T – immediately announced afterward that it would do the same. Many thought that AT&T’s gigabit …

Louisville Wants To Build A Gigabit Network Louisville Wants To Build A Gigabit Network
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Since Google Fiber hit the scene in 2012, more and more cities have taken interest in the idea of building gigabit networks for their businesses and citizens. Now one of the country’s biggest commercial hubs is calling for a city-wide …

Google Fiber TV Gets Streaming ESPN, Disney Content Google Fiber TV Gets Streaming ESPN, Disney Content

If you’re a Google Fiber TV customer, your package just got a bit sweeter. Today, Google announced that they’ve struck a deal to bring their Fiber TV customer access to WatchESPN and WATCH Disney – all you have to do …

Local Ruckus Makes Some Ruckus with Google Fiber Local Ruckus Makes Some Ruckus with Google Fiber

It’s no secret that Google Fiber is inspiring other ISPs to lessen the broadband gap in this country. Or, according to DSLReports.com, the goal is to “…light a fire under the pampered behinds of incumbent broadband operators.” But, the real …

Google Fiber Sign Ups Go Live In Provo Google Fiber Sign Ups Go Live In Provo
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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 …

Google Fiber To Head To Leawood, Kansas Google Fiber To Head To Leawood, Kansas

Google announced that Leawood, Kansas’ City Council has voted to make the town the 14th Kansas City area to get Google Fiber. “We look forward to bringing service to Leawood, but there’s quite a bit of planning and construction work …

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 …

Google Fiber To Launch In Provo, Utah This Year Google Fiber To Launch In Provo, Utah This Year
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In April, Google announced that it was planning to buy the fiber infrastructure in Provo, Utah. The intention was to bring Google Fiber to the city, but the company hasn’t said much on that front since the initial announcement. That …

Google Fiber Is Creating More Competition Google Fiber Is Creating More Competition
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Consumers must really hate Comcast. Back in May, the cable company was rated the worst ISP in the nation with a score of 62 out of 100. Its reputation probably won’t improve nationwide, but at least it’s now making an …

Google Fiber Still Best For Netflix Speed Google Fiber Still Best For Netflix Speed

Netflix has released new data for its ISP Speed Index, which tracks the speed of service providers in the U.S. on a monthly basis. Here’s the July rankings: The index is based on data from over 36 million Netflix members, …

Google Fiber TV Gets A Sports Plus Package Google Fiber TV Gets A Sports Plus Package

Google Fiber TV is turning out to be one fine service. Almost every major channel has jumped on board the Google Fiber train. Now the few lucky Google Fiber subscribers have even more channel options to choose from. The Google …

Another Rural ISP Offers Gigabit Internet Another Rural ISP Offers Gigabit Internet
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Vermont Telecom made headlines in late April when it announced it would bring Google Fiber-like Internet speeds to its customers for only $35 a month. Now another rural ISP has started to offer gigabit Internet, but at a more expensive …

Another Missouri City To Get Google Fiber Another Missouri City To Get Google Fiber

Google continues to expand Google Fiber, especially in the Kansas City area. Google Fiber Community Manager Rachel Hack ways on the Google Fiber blog: Last night, the City Alderman in Raytown, Missouri voted unanimously to bring Google Fiber to their …

Google Fiber Expands To Grandview, Missouri Google Fiber Expands To Grandview, Missouri

Google Fiber may be coming to more cities around the country, but the company is still solely focused on building out its current Fiber network in Kansas City. It probably won’t be done there for a while either as more …

Google Fiber Is Coming to Shawnee, Kansas Google Fiber Is Coming to Shawnee, Kansas
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Google has just announced another expansion of their Fiber service – one that’s pretty close to “home base.” Home base being Kansas City, the location of Google’s Fiber’s first installment. The next town to be blessed with Google’s super-fast internet …