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 is making progress with its plans to deliver FTTH services to San Antonio residents, beginning network construction in the city.
Google and Facebook are separately testing wireless broadband technologies that expand on fixed-line networks. And at least one of them may eventually threaten mobile network operators.
Google Fiber will begin offering a symmetrical 25 Mbps broadband service option to low income neighborhood residents in Kansas City, Mo., one of its first FTTH markets.
Verizon has struck an agreement to bring FiOS to Boston via a $300 million, six-year investment plan that will replace the city's aging copper network infrastructure with fiber.
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.
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.
CenturyLink, Frontier Communications and TDS are amongst a growing group of service providers that are considering partnering with local communities to build out and upgrade their networks to support higher speed residential and business services.
Google Fiber has announced the addition of $10-a-month landline service for its fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) offering, expanding its ability to compete with cable with triple-play products.
Google Fiber confirmed that it is going to offer wireline voice service in existing and new markets where it plans to offer 1 Gbps FTTH broadband service.