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Google Fiber starts lighting select condos, apartments in Nashville

Google Fiber has launched limited services Nashville, offering 1 Gbps data to four apartment and condominium buildings. The internet giant will face off with AT&T and Comcast, which have already started to offer 1 Gbps services in Middle Tennessee.  

Comcast lights Gig Ethernet for Maryland's Bethesda Green business incubator

Comcast Business struck an agreement to provide Gigabit Ethernet service for Bethesda Green, an incubator for environmentally sustainable businesses in Montgomery County, Md., illustrating its growing presence in the business sector.

Google Fiber's presence continues to force broadband pricing hand of AT&T, CenturyLink and Comcast

Google Fiber may be in less than a handful of markets today, but it's clear that the service provider's presence is driving incumbent telcos and cable MSOs like AT&T and Comcast to rethink their pricing plans even for their lower speed tiers.

Google Fiber begins FTTH construction in San Antonio, but can't confirm service delivery timeline

Google Fiber is making progress with its plans to deliver FTTH services to San Antonio residents, beginning network construction in the city.

Google Fiber shutters free Internet service in Kansas City

Google Fiber will stop offering its free 5 Mbps service in Kansas City, Missouri-- the first market it built into back in 2012-- signaling that it wants to increase broadband margins while attracting more potential customers.

Cincinnati Bell offsets cable threat to SMB market with hosted voice solution

Cincinnati Bell introduced a new service to entice small businesses to migrate to a cloud-based voice services system as it looks to thwart emerging threats from Time Warner Cable and its soon-to-be parent Charter Communications.

Cox brings 1 Gbps service to middle Georgia, lays greater challenge to AT&T

Cox Communications is bringing its 1 Gbps show to the middle Georgia market, laying a greater challenge to AT&T and other gigabit players in the state.

Roanoke Valley Broadband Authority completes 47-mile middle mile fiber network

Virginia's Roanoke Valley Broadband Authority has completed the buildout of 47 miles of fiber serving parts of Salem, Roanoke and Botetourt counties. Set to be turned on before May, the Roanoke Valley Broadband Authority will provide alternative gigabit speed services to area schools, government agencies and businesses.

Google Fiber signs agreement for fiber huts in Portland, Ore., moving gigabit plans forward

Google Fiber has taken yet another step forward in its movement into the Portland, Ore., market by securing a first land-use application so it can build fiber huts to deliver 1 Gbps service to area residents.

Windstream takes leverage and extend approach to 1 Gig FTTH roll out

As Windstream begins to deliver its 1 Gbps FTTH service to residential and small businesses in four markets, the service provider is looking for opportunities to ease the installation process by leveraging existing fiber it has built in a number of its rural communities.