Google has announced that it is expanding the Google Fiber service in new neighborhoods bringing it to more people. Google is adding Google Fiber to Piper Schools, Delaware Ridge, Painted Hills, Open Door and Arrowhead in 2013.
Will Google Fiber expand across the U.S. or is it too expensive, as a recent Goldman Sachs report is claiming? Let’s take a closer look.
Google Fiber would have had VoIP feature alongside ultra-fast Internet and TV networks, according to a Google representative.
Google recently acquired a company called BufferBox. They built a service that’s pretty much the same thing as Amazon’s Locker. You order something online, you have it sent to a BufferBox/Locker, you get a notification saying your package is ready to be picked up, and you pick it up. Sounds simple enough, right? But what if Google was planning something a bit more ambitious?
You might have heard of Google’s latest foray into the Internet and entertainment industries. Google wants its presence to become even more pervasive in your home. You already use Google Search, an Android device, Gmail and all kinds of services. But current broadband connections are not enough for Google. With Google Fiber, the company wants you to run these services on their own pipes.
Up until now, Google’s TV service was a bit of a mystery, but a new video (well, a collection of stills) sheds some light on Google’s take on a smart TV service.
How do you like the idea of getting your Internet and cellular wireless service from Google? The search engine giant is apparently looking to branch out yet again and talks have been held with satellite TV provider Dish Network. It’s in the very early stages right now, but it’s thought Dish is looking for a partner to build a U.S. wireless network with and Google might be a good fit.
Google Fiber is among the most highly anticipated technological releases of the year. If successful, it may help boost Google’s motivation to deliver Google Fiber nationwide. To help sweeten the deal, Google Fiber is now offering almost 20 new channels ranging from kids show to sports to get more customers hooked.
Ever since Google opened the pre-registration page for Google Fiber in the area, which was done in a six-week period to gauge interest, the responses have been phenomenal.
There were a lot of whispers surrounding Google Fiber, which promised to provide ultra-fast broadband speeds at a relatively low cost. Not many expected such a service to be available so soon, so you can imagine our surprise and excitement when Google announced the launch of Google Fiber a few days back! Granted, it will start only in Kansas City for now (both Missouri and Kansas) and Google has made a competition out of who will be lucky enough to receive the service first. In the eventuality of a success of this venture (who doesn’t want 1Gbps speeds?), Google will follow up…