Google Fiber may have grand ambitions for its fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) initiative, but a growing number of critics are concerned that its "fiberhood" selective build-to-demand approach may leave a number of consumers in the broadband lurch.
tw telecom, which is being acquired by Level 3 Communications, is moving to expand its network in Kansas City--the latest stop on a broader network buildout plan.
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.
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.
Google Fiber has taken another step forward in its proposed move to bring its 1 Gbps service to Portland, Ore., by crafting a tentative franchise agreement with the city, reports The Oregonian. This is one of the first major cities where it has signed such an agreement.
Google Fiber's initial focus of its 1 Gbps fiber to the premises (FTTP) service has been on the residential market, but it looks like it is going to finally begin testing a new small business product in Kansas City, reports the Kansas City Business Journal.
Unite Private Networks (UPN), an emerging competitive network provider focused on underserved communities, has begun work on a new 200 route mile fiber network expansion connecting the Kansas City and Omaha markets.
Google Fiber is going to put its much talked about 1 Gbps fiber to the home (FTTH) service into the hands of more customers with plans to roll out service to more locations in the Kansas City area.
AT&T said Thursday that it counts more than 100,000 U-verse TV subscribers in the Kansas City area, where it competes against Time Warner Cable and Google Fiber.
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.