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  • 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

  • Portland Gets One Step Closer To Getting Google Fiber

    Portland Gets One Step Closer To Getting Google Fiber

    In a few years time, when you come to retire in Portland, chances are that you will be able to subscribe to Google Fiber. Earlier this week, the city took another step in allowing Google to expand its gigabit fiber network to “fiberhoods” in the city by approving a franchise agreement with the company. Google plans to invest over $300 million in this project, the Oregonian… Read More

  • Google Wants To Bring Its Wi-Fi Networks To Google Fiber Cities

    Google Wants To Bring Its Wi-Fi Networks To Google Fiber Cities

    Google is looking at ways to bring its Wi-Fi networks to cities where it offers Google Fiber, the high-speed Internet service it offers selected metro areas in the U.S., starting with a free plan and ranging up to $120 per month bundled with TV services. The Google Wi-Fi networks that currently are deployed in test markets including Mountain View offer free access to users who want to… Read More

  • Google Announces Plans To Expand Fiber To 34 Additional U.S. Cities

    Google Announces Plans To Expand Fiber To 34 Additional U.S. Cities

    Google today announced that it is planning to expand Google Fiber to 34 new cities in nine metro areas, including Atlanta, Charlotte, Nashville, Phoenix, Portland, Raleigh-Durham, San Antonio, Salt Lake City, and San Jose. The company says it has invited these cities to work with Google to “explore what it would take to bring them Google Fiber.” Read More