Google Fiber is now available in Kansas City on a selection of monthly plans, as opposed to the one-time payment for construction and free connectivity thereafter. Now, as noted by Recode, the company will offer its service for free to economically underserved communities while everyone else can pay out $50 a month without signing a contract.
Google has introduced a new home phone service, Fiber Phone. The service will only be available in select areas, but will offer unlimited local and nationwide calling for just $10 a month, with the same affordable international rates as Google Voice already offers. You'll also be able to utilize standard features like call waiting, caller ID and 911 services with ease.
Louisville, Kentucky, which is one of the cities that is currently under consideration to get the Google Fiber 1Gbps Internet service, is now facing a lawsuit from a competitor, AT&T. The company claims that Louisville's city government exceeded its authority in changing laws that could make it easier for Google Fiber to be deployed.
Google has announced that it will be expanding its Google Fiber 1Gbps internet service to some condos and apartments in San Francisco. Prospective customers can check their address now to see if and when they will receive the option for Google Fiber. Property managers can also contact Google about bringing Fiber to their buildings.
Google has announced that it will be bringing its gigabit Fiber internet service to residents of public housing in all cities where Google Fiber is offered at no extra cost. Working with the Department of Housing and Urban Development, along with local partners, Google will start the rollout in Kansas City, Missouri, its first Fiber city.
Google wants to continue its efforts to expand its Google Fiber TV and 1 Gbps Internet service to more cities. It is now exploring the idea of bringing the service to two big metropolitan areas in the U.S., Chicago and Los Angeles.
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It looks like Google is exploring bringing its high-speed Google Fiber internet and TV service to a few more cities. The company has announced that it is considering Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Jacksonville, California; and Tampa, Florida as possible new locations for a Google Fiber rollout. But there's a lot of work to be done before Google makes a decision on whether it will indeed bring Fiber...
Google Fiber wants to expand the reach of its 1Gbps Internet and TV service to even more parts of the US. The company has revealed it is currently considering Louisville, Kentucky; Irvine, California; and San Diego, California as possible new locations for Google Fiber.
Google will expand its Google Fiber service to include Salt Lake City, offering residents access to its TV service and Internet speeds of up to 1Gbps.
Google Fiber is already live in Provo, Utah, but there's no word on when service will begin in Salt Lake City.
As previously rumored, the super-fast Internet speeds provided by Google Fiber will become available in four more US metropolitan areas: Atlanta, Georgia, Charlotte, North Carolina, the Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina area, and Nashville, Tennessee.
Google Fiber is coming to four new metro areas in the US. That's according to a new report over on the Wall Street Journal, citing sources familiar with the situation. It's reported that Google will soon announce coverage in Atlanta, Charlotte (N.C), Raleigh-Durham (N.C), and Nashville (Tenn.) in the coming days.
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Google Fiber is in the process of turning the cable internet service on its head with low-cost, high speed service, and according to a report from The Information (subscription required) Google is considering doing the same for mobile phone service. The report cites a range of options for Google, but the central premise revolves around a combination of a city-wide Wi-Fi...
Google Fiber is the sort of thing that nerds lust over — who wouldn't want access to gigabit speeds? — and today they've laid out the nine cities they're considering for the next expansion of the network. So far Google has rolled out Google Fiber in Kansas City (both the Kansas City in Missouri and the one in Kansas) and Provo, Utah, as well as committed to launching in Austin, Texas.
Another U.S. city receives Google's crazy-fast Internet service
The latest big Google Fiber expansion is in Provo, Utah, and today marks the beginning of home installations of the new service. Following up on the deal that officially closed in July, residents now have their chance to get their gigabit Internet installed in their home. If you don't want to drop the money on full service speeds...
Details of the rollout are forthcoming in the weeks and months ahead
After an announcement in April that Provo, Utah would be the third city to receive Google Fiber, Google's gigabit internet and television service, the mayor of Provo has announced that an agreement has been reached between Google and the city. The deal has officially closed, and the roll out campaign is underway.
Google Fiber has been expanding to more locales recently and Gladstone, Missouri is the next stop. The Gladstone Missouri City Council approved the plan to bring Google Fiber to the town, it's just a matter of time before Google makes it a reality. No official timetable yet, but for all of you in Gladstone, I am incredibly jealous!
Source: Google Fiber Blog
When Google announced back in mid-2012 that they were bringing a brand new gigabit fiber internet service to Kansas City, Missouri, we had a feeling that local expansion would happen rapidly once the initial infrastructure was built out. Sure enough, Kansas City, Kansas - right across the the Missouri River - got wired up, followed by Kansas-side suburbs Olathe and Shawnee.