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Can Google disrupt the wireless industry?

by: Andrew GrushJanuary 22, 2015
With rumors of Google getting ready to launch its own MVNO, we discuss what such a service might look like, and how it might differ from traditional carriers.
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Google Fiber redefined cheap speed for the home, now sets eyes on small business

by: William Neilson JrNovember 24, 2014
Cities begged Google to have their 1Gbps service installed in their cities.
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Shadow network hits speeds up to 100 times faster than Google Fiber

by: Jonathan FeistJune 23, 2014
A U.S. based shadow network for scientists and researchers is getting real world, cross country transfers up to 91Gbps. That is almost 100 times faster than Google Fiber, but what does it mean for you and me?
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Google acquires wireless communication startup Alpental Technologies

by: Rob TriggsJune 20, 2014
Google has confirmed that it purchased the wireless-communications startup Alpental Technologies a few weeks ago. What could this mean for Google Fiber?
 
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Political lobbying is why many parts of the U.S. lack substantive broadband speeds

by: William Neilson JrJune 10, 2014

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Recently, Motherboard wrote a fantastic piece on Internet Service Providers fighting back against cities who want to wire themselves due to a lack of satisfaction with current broadband speeds. Included in the piece are stories about Comcast agreeing to wire the Washington DC government in exchange for a monopoly on the DC area (including residential areas that Comcast wouldn’t wire) and San Francisco wiring the city schools, police and government buildings yet are not ranked in the top 100 for municipalities in the country due to other parts of the city lack substantive broadband speeds.

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Google reportedly considering its own wireless carrier service

by: Andrew GrushApril 3, 2014
According to a new report, Google is strongly considering the possibility of rolling out its own wireless carrier service in cities that have Google Fiber access.
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Google Fiber exploring possible expansion to 9 new metropolitan areas

by: Andrew GrushFebruary 19, 2014
Google is currently exploring the possibility of bringing its high-speed Google Fiber service to 9 new metropolitan areas. Keep reading for more details!
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Why would Motorola waste time and resources on the ultra-low-cost DFX?

by: Bogdan PetrovanJune 27, 2013
Insiders told Phone Arena that Google subsidiary Motorola is preparing an ultra-budget device codenamed DFX. But why would Motorola waste resources developing such a device?
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Want Google Fiber? The Fiber team tells us how to get it!

by: Nate SwannerJune 6, 2013
We recently had a chat with the Fiber team, to ask all of our Fiber-y questions. We wanted to know how Fiber came to be, what it means for Google, and what it does for the cities (and citizens) lucky enough to have it.
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Google Fiber is not just another experiment, instead it’s “a great business to be in”

by: Adam KoueiderJune 1, 2013
You’re probably thinking that at $70 a month, and with an offer of Gigabit speeds, Google Fiber is another one of Google’s incredible experiments to see what would be possible if we were all connected to the internet at Gigabit speeds. However, Google, in typical Google fashion, has decide that Fiber isn’t just another science experiment, instead it's actually “a great business to be in."
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