Time Warner Cable may be one of the holdouts in the 1 Gbps fiber-based broadband game, but the cable MSO may finally be making its move in Los Angeles by responding to a request for information (RFI) put out by the city for ultra broadband service.
Google Fiber has been looking at bringing its 1 Gbps-capable fiber to the home (FTTH) project to the UK, shaking up the country's broadband market that's been dominated by incumbent telco BT, reports The Telegraph.
A published report indicates that Google Fiber has begun its anticipated buildout in Austin, Texas, but that the company will miss its original deadline to start connecting homes by the middle of 2014.
The Overland Park, Kan., City Council is ready to open the doors for Google Fiber to come in and bring super-fast Internet and accompanying services to the city--and Google is apparently finally ready to take that step forward.
Google Fiber announced that it's going to extend the sign-up process for residents who want its fiber to the home (FTTH) service in Provo, Utah, through September.
There is no such thing as a free ride on the high-speed Internet, Kansas City, Mo., residents are learning as the construction of Google Fiber disrupts their daily lives with burst gas lines, construction workers in their backyards and ripped up lawns.
Google Fiber overcame a major hurdle in bringing its service to Portland, Ore., as the City Council voted 5-0 to approve a franchise agreement, reports the Portland Business Journal.
The City of Loma Linda, Calif., said it has reduced the installation time and cost of its municipality-wide fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) deployment by using M2fx's pushable fiber cable and ruggedized TuffDuct microducts, and microtrenching.
Critical Hub Networks, a competitive provider, is now offering Puerto Rico's first Gigabit fiber to the home (FTTH) service under the "Optico Fiber" banner.
Lawrence, Kan., is the latest city to propose building out its own fiber to the home (FTTH) network that will be able to offer the same 1 Gbps speeds Google Fiber is offering today in Kansas City, reports the Lawrence Journal-World.