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Comcast Announces 2Gbps Fiber, Fires Shots at Google

Comcast Announces 2Gbps Fiber, Fires Shots at Google

By Josh Wolford April 2, 2015

Comcast has just put a lot of pressure on Google by announcing a new internet service that will deliver speeds twice as fast. Next month, the company will begin a rollout of a new 2Gbps broadband service called Gigabit Pro. …

Google Fiber Heads To Austin, Wants To Help You Find An Apartment Google Fiber Heads To Austin, Wants To Help You Find An Apartment

At a press event, Google announced that Google Fiber will come to Austin in December, where it will reside alongside AT&T’s gigabit internet. Google announced plans to launch Fiber in Austin back in April of last year. “It’s a mecca …

Time Warner To Boost Internet Speeds in Austin Time Warner To Boost Internet Speeds in Austin

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 May Be Coming to These 9 Metros Google Fiber May Be Coming to These 9 Metros

Take a look, people. If your city is on this map, Google is at least actively considering bringing Google Fiber your way. The company just announced that they will be looking at the feasibility of installing its 1 gigabit (soon …

Google Shoots for 10 Gigabit Fiber in Three Years Google Shoots for 10 Gigabit Fiber in Three Years

The U.S. has slow internet. It sucks. The giant iron fists of a handful of monopolistic ISPs continue to pound the weak, helpless masses. One bright spot in the dark, depressing wasteland has been Google Fiber, Google’s one gigabit high-speed …

Kansas Bill Would Stop Further Google Fiber Expansion In The State Kansas Bill Would Stop Further Google Fiber Expansion In The State
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In 2012, Google finally rolled out its Google Fiber initiative in Kansas City. It chose the city largely because it offered the best deal and incentives that made rollout fast and affordable for Google. Time Warner Cable and other ISPs …

Surprise: Studies Confirm That The U.S. Has Slow Internet Surprise: Studies Confirm That The U.S. Has Slow Internet

For the past few years, a common complaint among tech circles is that Internet access in the United States is slow and spotty, especially when compared to the rest of the world. It all started to change last year when …

Google Fiber To Offer Free Internet To Austin-Based Community Organizations Google Fiber To Offer Free Internet To Austin-Based Community 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 Gigabit Internet In Austin For $70 A Month AT&T Will Offer Gigabit Internet In Austin For $70 A Month

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 City-Wide Gigabit Network Louisville Wants To Build A City-Wide 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 And KCSV Local Ruckus Makes Some Ruckus With Google Fiber And KCSV

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, Utah Google Fiber Sign Ups Go Live In Provo, Utah
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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 Working To Bring More Internet Options To Its Businesses And Residents Baltimore Working To Bring More Internet Options To Its Businesses And Residents

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 Before The End Of The Year Google Fiber To Launch In Provo, Utah Before The End Of The 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 …

Once Again, Google Fiber Is Forcing Incumbent ISPs To Actually Compete Once Again, Google Fiber Is Forcing Incumbent ISPs To Actually Compete
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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 …