All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘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 city. Raytown is the tenth Kansas City-area expansion we’ve announced, and we hope to bring Fiber to more communities in …

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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 neighboring cities are welcoming Google Fiber with open arms. Google announced this week that the town of Grandview, Missouri has …

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Google Fiber Is Coming to Shawnee, Kansas

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 is Shawnee, Kansas, which is located south-west of Kansas City. Google won’t have to expand their service that far to …

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Vermont ISP Offers Gigabit Internet For $35 A Month

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 Americans. The Wall Street Journal reports that Vermont Telephone Co, a local telecom that only recently upgraded its century old …

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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 Internet craze has returned to Tennessee. Tullahoma is a small city in the south-central part of Tennessee. Its population is …

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Google Launches Fiber TV App on iPad

iPad users in Kansas City, rejoice! Starting today, you’ll be able to control your Google Fiber TV with your device, just like Android users. Google has just released the Google Fiber TV app on iPad. This is the first time that it has appeared for iOS, but it is still not available for iPhone yet. The Google Fiber TV app …

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Google Fiber’s Next Stop May Be In Provo, Utah [Update: It’s Official]

UPDATE: It’s official. Google just announced via its official Google Fiber blog that Provo, Utah will be the next city to get Google’s gigabit Internet service. As part of the expansion, Google will be purchasing iProvo, the network that currently owns the infrastructure. Google notes that Google Fiber for Provo, Utah isn’t official just yet. The purchase of iProvo must …

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Google Fiber Gets HBO and Cinemax

In what is pretty big news for Google Fiber customers, future Google Fiber customers, and, most importantly, competing cable companies, Google has just patched a glaring hole in their cable offerings by adding HBO to the mix. “Jon Snow. Hannah Horvath. Sookie Stackhouse. If any of these names ring a bell for you, then you’re going to be very happy …

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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 ultra-high speed network. Today, AT&T has announced intentions to build its own advanced fiber optic infrastructure “capable of delivering speeds …

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Google Fiber Coming to Austin, Texas by Mid-2014 (Really, Officially, Definitely)

Google, after a few days of speculation, has officially announced that Austin, Texas will join Kansas City, KS, and Kansas City, MO as the next Google Fiber-connected city. “Today, we’re pleased to announce with Mayor Lee Leffingwell that Austin, Texas is becoming a Google Fiber city. It’s a mecca for creativity and entrepreneurialism, with thriving artistic and tech communities, as …

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Don’t Expect To See Nationwide Google Fiber Anytime Soon

It was revealed over the weekend that Austin, Texas will be the next city to receive freedom from monopolistic ISPs thanks to Google Fiber. Of course, the announcement kicked off a new round of people from other cities asking Google to bring Fiber to them next. Unfortunately, the sad truth is that most may never see Google Fiber. Ars Technica …

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Google Fiber’s Next Stop Is Austin, Texas

The rumors are true. Residents of Austin, Texas can celebrate the imminent arrival of Google Fiber. The news doesn’t come from Google of the city of Austin (yet), but rather a press release by Gig.U, a coalition of 30+ universities that promote ultra-high-speed brandband in the U.S. “Gig.U congratulates Google and the City of Austin for their initiative to bring …

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