google fiber

  • Google Fiber’s latest innovation is a landline

    Google Fiber’s latest innovation is a landline

    Google Fiber may be the holy grail of Internet service for many, but many people still rely on landlines for everyday communication purposes or emergency use. In order to allow its subscribers to sever connections with the old local ISPs and telecoms completely, Google will soon offer home phone service for Fiber subscribers. Read More

  • Google Fiber Is Coming To Certain Areas Of San Francisco

    Google Fiber Is Coming To Certain Areas Of San Francisco

    Google announced plans today to bring its lightning-fast Google Fiber service to “some apartments, condos and affordable housing properties” in San Francisco, notably utilizing existing fiber instead of building their own fiber-optic network as they have in the past. A blog post detailed that the move was done in an effort to bring the service to residents more quickly. San… Read More

  • Google Fiber Is Coming To Huntsville, Alabama

    Google Fiber Is Coming To Huntsville, Alabama

    Google today announced that it is bringing its gigabit Fiber service to Huntsville, Alabama. As Google noted in today’s announcement, every city it has brought Fiber to is different. In Huntsville, the company is piggybacking on the fiber network that Huntsville Utilities is building in the city. Read More

  • Chicago And Los Angeles Are Next Up For Google Fiber

    Chicago And Los Angeles Are Next Up For Google Fiber

    You know the drill. Once a city has spoken with Google about bringing Fiber into their hood, there’s a process for the city to go through. A lengthy one. Checklists. The whole nine yards. Two new cities are exploring Fiber with Google and they are Chicago and Los Angeles. Yes, San Francisco has been skipped again and I’m going to go cry into my slow internet from… Read More

  • Data, The Speed Of Light And You Crunch Network

    Data, The Speed Of Light And You

    We — humanity, that is — created 4.4 zettabytes of data last year. This is expected to rise to 44 zettabytes by 2020. And no, I didn’t make up the word “zettabytes.” For scale, it is estimated that 42 zettabytes could store all human speech ever spoken. One zettabyte is around 250 billion DVDs — almost enough fit the whole Friends series. Read More

  • Oklahoma City, Jacksonville And Tampa Invited To Explore Google Fiber

    Oklahoma City, Jacksonville And Tampa Invited To Explore Google Fiber

    Forget that Google Fiber went down in Kansas City during the World Series last night, the service is speedy as all hell. Today, the Fiber team announced the exploration of 3 new locations: Oklahoma City, Jacksonville and Tampa: We’re inviting Oklahoma City, OK, Jacksonville, FL and Tampa, FL, to explore bringing Google Fiber to their communities, as we did last month with three other cities. Read More

  • Google Fiber Installers On Time For 96% Of Appointments, Call Center Hold Times Under A Minute

    Google Fiber Installers On Time For 96% Of Appointments, Call Center Hold Times Under A Minute

    As Google Fiber grows out its operations into other cities, things will get more difficult as far as keeping up with demand. Until then, Google would like you to know that its installers are on time 96% of the time and the average hold time on the phone is just a shade above 30 seconds. If that’s not a shot at Comcast, I don’t know what is. Now please come to the rest of… Read More

  • Google Fiber Is Headed To San Antonio

    Google Fiber Is Headed To San Antonio

    While this news isn’t exactly exciting for me just yet, being in San Francisco, Google has announced its next expansion city for Fiber…San Antonio. This is the first announcement since the end of January, when Google announced that Fiber would be heading to Atlanta, Charlotte, Nashville and Raleigh-Durham. Read More

  • Google Brings Fiber To Atlanta, Charlotte, Nashville And Raleigh-Durham

    Google Brings Fiber To Atlanta, Charlotte, Nashville And Raleigh-Durham

    After a few weeks of rumors, Google today officially announced that it is bringing its Google Fiber Internet and TV service to 18 new cities in four metro areas. These include Atlanta, Ga., Charlotte, N.C., Nashville, Tenn., and Raleigh-Durham, N.C. This marks Google’s largest expansion of its gigabit network yet. Read More