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Networking, News and Press

Google’s High-Speed Web Plans Hit Snags

August 16, 2016

Via: WSJ mobile

After initial roll-outs prove costly, Google Fiber rethinks how to deliver connections in metro areas. Google parent Alphabet is rethinking its high-speed internet business after initial roll-outs proved more expensive and time consuming than anticipated, a stark contrast to the […]


Wireless

Google Fiber hates digging up our gardens, wants to use gigabit WiFi instead

June 10, 2016

Via: Geek

Google has been rolling out its super-fast, super-desirable Fiber internet service for about six years now. However, it’s only launched in a handful of markets. Part of that is Google’s hesitance to become a large-scale ISP, but it’s also because […]


Android, News and Press, Phones

Google Fiber Phone rolling out to go beyond the home

March 30, 2016

Via: Pocket Now

If you’re taking calls exclusively on your mobile phone these days, why would you deign to have a home phone again? You cut that cable, might as well cut another. Well, we can’t exactly think of a good reason, but […]


Networking, Tech

Google Fiber Eyes Its Two Largest-Ever Targets: Los Angeles and Chicago

December 9, 2015

Via: WSJ mobile

Alphabet Inc. is making its biggest bet yet on spreading connectivity across the U.S., through its newly independent fiber business. Google Fiber, Alphabet’s fast Internet service, said Tuesday it is planning to come to Los Angeles and Chicago, the second and third-largest […]


Editorial, Gadgets, Networking, Wireless

Seven steps into the Google vision (2)

December 8, 2015

Via: IT Curated

We mentioned in the first part of this article how Google X, a direct independent subsidiary of Alphabet now, is the company’s R&D facility. Located in Mountain View, CA, this is the place where almost all Google “moonshots” projects are […]


Networking

Google Fiber plots biggest deployment yet in San Antonio

August 7, 2015

Via: itCurated

The Google Fiber road trip across America continues as the high-speed Internet service plots its biggest stop yet. That would be San Antonio, Texas, which with approximately 1.4 million residents makes for the biggest Google Fiber target city to date. […]


Networking

Google Fiber to bring free high-speed Internet to public housing

July 16, 2015

Via: Ronald Chavez

Google announced on Wednesday it is giving away access to its high-speed internet service to public housing residents in its current and future markets. The move is in partnership with the White House and the Department of Housing and Urban […]