Google Fiber is putting its planned deployment of a fiber to the home network in Overland Park, Kan., on hold after the city delayed the contract agreement due to a liability concern in the legal agreement between the two parties that needed to be resolved, reports eWeek.
Google Fiber has named Merriam, Kan., as its latest FTTP target--its fifteenth Kansas City-area community where it plans deliver 1 Gbps-capable broadband service to residential customers.
Google Fiber said late Wednesday that it won an agreement to launch its pay TV and high-speed Internet service in Raytown, Mo., where it'll compete against Comcast and AT&T's U-verse TV and Internet products.
Google Fiber has added Gladstone as the latest municipality in the Kansas City area to get its 1 Gbps fiber to the premises service.
Google Fiber named Grandview, Mo., as the latest addition to its Kansas City-area fiber to the home network after the city's board of aldermen voted to bring the service to their community.
Time Warner Cable and cable contractor Heartland Midwest are among the defendants named in a lawsuit filed on Friday by a restaurant that was destroyed in Kansas City after a gas leak explosion that occurred in February.
Google Fiber's expansion into Shawnee, Kan., is only part of a "ripple effect" that the 1 Gbps FTTH service is causing within the telecommunications space, according to an analysis of the service by financial experts.
Google Fiber said it will expand its broadband and pay TV service to the Kansas City suburb of Shawnee, where it will compete with Time Warner Cable, AT&T and cable overbuilder SureWest.
Google Fiber on Thursday said that it is extending its fiber to the home service into Shawnee, Kan., where it will take on established telcos AT&T and Verizon.
Google said Wednesday afternoon that it plans to expand its Google Fiber service to Provo, Utah, where it would compete with incumbent cable MSO Comcast.