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Made In Space plans to create a superior optical fiber in microgravity

Made In Space, the company that owns and operates a 3D printer on the International Space Station, has announced their next big project: growing optical fiber in microgravity. The company is scheduled

Google Fiber is buying high-speed internet provider Webpass

Google Fiber is bulking up its business after it announced a deal to acquire high-speed ISP Webpass, a 13-year-old company that provides an ethernet network for business and residential customers acro

Google wants to bring Fiber to Dallas

Google wants to bring its gigabit Fiber internet service to Dallas, the company announced today. It’s important to note that, for now, the company is only “exploring” the idea of br

Google Fiber’s TV Boxes add support for Google Cast

Google Fiber, the company’s steadily expanding gigabit internet service, will now more easily work with Google Cast – the technology that powers Chromecast – the company announced

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 seve

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 f

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, th

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 ne

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

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 Ci

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 9

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 Ja

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,

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

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

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 La

Google Fiber Compared To Broadband By Putting A Middle Age Guy In A Bath Robe And Soaking Him With A Firehose

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.provo.org/">Provo, Utah</a> is getting <a title="Google Announces Provo, Utah As The Third Google Fiber City And Acquires The Local Fiber Provider" href="https://b

Austin’s Mayor Lee Leffingwell: Being The 2nd Google Fiber City Will Be An Advantage

Earlier today, Google announced that it would bring its gigabit Google Fiber Internet service and Google Fiber TV with about 200 HD channels to Austin, Texas, by the middle of 2014. After the event, G

Google Makes Its Austin Fiber Plans Official: Texas City Will Be Connected By Mid-2014

Google has finally <a target="_blank" href="http://googlefiberblog.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/google-fibers-next-stop-austin-texas_9.html">made it official</a>: <a target="_blank" href="https://fiber.goog

Analyst: Google Will Spend $84M Building Out KC’s Fiber Network To 149K Homes; $11B If It Went Nationwide

With Austin, Texas <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/04/05/sources-say-google-fibers-next-stop-is-austin-texas/">expected</a> to be named as the next city for the <a target="_blank" href="http
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