While it might seem unfair to those of us poking along at a few tens of megabits per second, Kansas City residents are getting a second chance to sign up for Google Fiber, the company posted today.
Not even a day after Google officially announced plans to expand its Google Fiber service in Austin, Texas, AT&T made plans to launch its own competing service. And now it seems AT&T will get there first. Sort of.
Google has confirmed that Provo will be the second city after Kansas City to get Google Fiber, with installations beginning before the end of the year.
Google is helping a little leaguer throw out the first pitch in a major league game today, even though he has a life-threatening blood disease, by using a telerobotic pitching machine — and Google Fiber.
Nap rooms are so 2000s. Massage rooms are a dime a dozen. And the in-office gym has been around since at least the 90s. So if you want to up the ante, attract the best talent, and have the most brag-worthy office in the world, you need more.
If only Fiber could be installed as quickly as it operates!
Google sure isn’t wasting any time when it comes to an expansion of its ultra fast Internet Service Google Fiber, but then again neither are other ISPs — even those in rural Vermont.
However, this mess isn’t necessarily Google’s fault. A quick perusal of old newspaper articles and blog posts shows iProvo was a financial disaster long before the search giant came to town with its gigabit service and its fancy branding.
Residents of Kansas City who prefer to use their iPad over a Nexus 7 are in luck, as Apple has just approved an official Google Fiber TV app for the device.
Just weeks after officially revealing that Google Fiber would expand into Austin, Texas, Google is announcing its third Fiber city — Provo, Utah.
Google has forged an agreement to bring premium TV channels HBO and Cinemax to its Google Fiber TV customers, the company announced today.
Well that didn’t take very long.
Google Fiber will hit Austin by the middle of next year, the city confirmed today.
A leaked press release from gigabit internet organization Gig.U congratulating the city of Austin and Google on their new Google Fiber partnership was quickly removed today.
Google and the City of Austin just sent out a slew of invitations to an event next week, but they declined to provide details on what will be announced.
Google will add Olathe, Kan. to the list of cities that will get its blazing-fast Google Fiber Internet speeds.
Feld has been bewitched by the promise of Google Fiber, and soon he’s going to give the gift of super-fast Internet speeds to a few lucky startups in KC.
Kansas City most recently attracted attention from the startup community because of superfast Google Fiber, but the just-announced startup accelerator SparkLabKC could help solidify KC as a genuine startup hub.
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Google chairman Eric Schmidt pushed forward the prospects of the Google Fiber high-speed internet project and said today that Google is trying to determine where Google Fiber will go next.
While Google Fiber has attracted a lot of hype for bringing insanely fast internet to Kansas City, most KC startups and small businesses won’t be impacted by it in the near future.
In a move that will likely jump-start Kansas City’s startup scene, Google has begun installations of its groundbreaking Google Fiber service.
Google is making some pretty big additions to its Google Fiber TV channel lineup, the company announced over the last week.
Much like The Batman’s effect on Gotham City’s criminals, Google’s newly announced Fiber TV service will strike fear into the hearts of big cable company executives across the country.
In addition to its world-renowned supply of crazy little women, Kansas City is now the proud owner of a new supply: the world-renowned Google Fiber cables.
Soon the term “Google TV” may seem even more apropos.
Google is eyeing Europe as a possible location for building a high-speed fiber network, according to a Google executive’s statements.
As we reported earlier, Google announced plans today to rollout a limited offering of 1-gigabit fiber network. The company claims it will will adopt an open access approach making its network open to other service providers as well. What’s most interesting about this announcement isn’t the possibilities of high-speed, instead, it’s the thought of how this test rollout could effect the telco industry.
It had to happen eventually. This morning, Google announced its plans to build a 1 gigabit per second fiber network in several trial locations across the U.S. The company will service at least 50,000 users (and up to 500,000) at a “competitive price.” More so than its free Wi-Fi in Mountain View, the fiber plans will finally make Google a full-fledged ISP.