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Sprint's Virgin Mobile to add 50 jobs, relocate headquarters to Kansas City

Virgin Mobile will move its headquarters and hire more than 50 new employees as it continues to prepare for a relaunch of Sprint's prepaid wireless brand later this year.

Sprint, Kansas City kick off free Wi-Fi along streetcar route- Hotspot 2.0 coming

It's official: Downtown Kansas City is more connected than ever after the launch of its smart city initiative on Thursday.  Sprint, Cisco and Think Big Partners are partners in the effort, which eventually will include Hotspot 2.0 capabilities.

Sprint on track to launch intelligent Wi-Fi in Kansas City

Sprint is getting ready to roll with its intelligent Wi-Fi network that will launch in conjunction with Kansas City, Mo.'s new street car.

Google giving away free Fiber as CapEx for the service set to increase

Google Fiber kicked off plans to offer free or reduced-cost 1 Gbps Internet service by wiring up 100 families in the West Bluff community of Kansas City, Missouri.

Comcast's Facebook shot at Google Fiber backfires

While it has committed $300 million to improving its customer service reputation, it seems Comcast still has a ways to go before it can afford to take public shots at other service providers.

Google Fiber suffers outage in Kansas City during World Series Game 1

Google Fiber hit a foul ball during game one of the World Series as the service provider's 1 Gbps FTTH network suffered an outage in Kansas City, Mo.

TWC ordered to pay nearly $6M for Kansas City restaurant explosion

Jurors ruled that Time Warner Cable should pay $5.78 million stemming from a natural gas explosion that killed one worker and injured more than a dozen people at a Kansas City, Mo., restaurant in February 2013.

Consolidated's Udell: 'we win back' Google Fiber customers with high-touch service

Consolidated Communications is aware that Google Fiber is a formidable broadband service provider, including the markets where it also offers 1 Gbps broadband, but the century-old telco says that what differentiates them from their new competitor is customer service.

Consolidated's Udell: 1 Gbps service gains traction, boosting interest in other speed tiers

Consolidated Communications says that while it's still very early days with its 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) service rollout in Kansas City, the service is resonating with eligible users and it expects to see take rates continue to ramp throughout the rest of the year.

Google Fiber set to begin targeted TV advertising in Kansas City

Attempting to mimic the advanced advertising success it's had on the Internet, Google Fiber will begin to offer targeted local TV ads in Kansas City, Kan., and Kansas City, Mo.