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Google Fiber considers adding phone services

Google Fiber may be looking into using its expanding fiber infrastructure to offer phone services.

Google Fiber testing VoIP with select group of FTTH subscribers

Google Fiber is in the process of testing a new voice service with some of its FTTH customers that will allow a user to have one number for any of their wireline or wireless devices.

Google Fiber's L.A., Chicago plans show it's serious about network expansion, Wells Fargo says

Google Fiber's ongoing buildout of its 1 Gbps-capable FTTH service in six metro areas and exploration into entering Los Angeles and Chicago is a sign that the service provider is looking to make a larger impact in the broadband market, says Wells Fargo in a research report.

Gigabit connections to rise tenfold in 2016, says Deloitte

Driven by telco and cable providers like AT&T and Comcast, the number of gigabit Internet connections is projected to rise tenfold to 10 million by the end of year, with residential connections accounting for about 70 percent of the total, says Deloitte Global.

Google Fiber installation allegedly causes flooded homes in Texas

Residents of Austin, Texas are saying a Google Fiber installation is to blame for flood damage to their homes that occurred during record rainfall in October 2015.

AT&T, Google Fiber construction crews disrupt North Carolina residents

AT&T and Google Fiber may be hot on the FTTH buildout trail in Raleigh and Cary, N.C., but it appears that construction crews for these two providers are not respecting residents' property.

AT&T to light 38 new metro markets with 1 Gig service

AT&T is upping its 1 Gbps FTTH game with plans to build out service to parts of 38 additional metro areas. Upon completion, the service provider will double the amount of metro areas it serves to a total of 56.

Google Fiber eyes Chicago, Los Angeles as potential 1 Gig destinations

Google Fiber is once again looking to shake up more of the broadband market, announcing that it's considering bringing its 1 Gbps FTTH service in Chicago and Los Angeles.

Frontier challenges AT&T, Google Fiber in Durham, N.C. with fiber, copper-based video bundles

Frontier is taking its FrontierTV IPTV service to Durham, N.C. beginning in January, enabling it to more effectively compete with the growing threat from AT&T and Google Fiber.

Consolidated's Udell: We won't lead in metered broadband

Consolidated Communications is aware that the ongoing growth in broadband consumption will lend itself to a usage-based or metered model, but it won't make its move until it sees how other service providers offer such a service structure.