Google Fiber has gotten approval from Phoenix's City Council to light up its 1 Gbps service in the city, should it decide to come there-- paving a potential new challenge to incumbent telco CenturyLink and cable operator Cox Communications.
Google signed a deal with real estate investment trust Parkway Properties to bring Google Fiber services to many of Parkway's office buildings in Charlotte, N.C.; Atlanta and Austin.
Google Fiber's going through some growing pains as it builds its network in Charlotte, N.C., but city officials say the company's severing of gas lines and resulting traffic issues are not unusual when a company is building a new network.
Google's surprise, late-afternoon Monday announcement that it will reorganize under a new holding company dubbed Alphabet may have some interesting ramifications for Google Fiber, as well as home automation-focused company Nest.
After chalking up two 1-Gigabit deployments in Charlottesville, Va., and Westminster, Md., earlier this year, Toronto-based Ting is taking a hard look at which U.S. cities will be next for the service.
Google Fiber has named San Antonio as the next destination where it will bring its 1 Gbps-capable FTTH service, one of the largest cities in its growing service footprint.
Google Fiber has gotten permission to bring their 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-home service to Tempe, Ariz., as the city council voted to unanimously approve their agreement.
TDS continues to make progress with its 1 Gbps FTTH rollout, adding Bagley, Wis., and surrounding areas to its growing rural service footprint.
AT&T is bringing its 1 Gbps FTTH U-verse with GigaPower service to Durham, N.C., a market where it currently does not operate as a wireline provider, laying a challenge to incumbent provider Frontier Communications and eventually Google Fiber.
Google Fiber has launched a plan to deliver Internet access to low-income residents in all of its FTTH markets as part of the Obama administration's ConnectHome initiative.