San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro is hot to bring Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) Fiber to the city. Yesterday, Google listed San Antonio as one of 34 cities it’s considering for Google Fiber expansion. In 2010, San Antonio was one of more than … Continue reading
In a bit of a surprise move, Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) Fiber announced that it has invited cities in nine metro areas around the United States – 34 cities altogether – to explore what it would take to bring them Google Fiber. … Continue reading
Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) is partnering with Google (NASDAQ:GOOG), Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), ARRIS (NASDAQ:ARRS), the NCTA, the International Association of Venue Managers, and other companies, organizations and public sector institutions to create a new coalition called WiFiForward, whose mission is to push for more … Continue reading
Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) Fiber announced that new customer signups have started for Provo, UT, residents who live along the former iProvo network. The search giant started transitioning Veracity Networks customers in November. Google is offering three options for new subs: Gigabit … Continue reading
At CES in Las Vegas, Rovi (NASDAQ:ROVI) announced several agreements with consumer electronics manufacturers and others. LG Electronics has signed on to use Rovi video metadata in LG smart devices. Samsung has signed a new multi-year patent license agreement for … Continue reading
Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) Fiber installations have begun in Provo, UT. In the past week, the company began installing fiber for its first residential customers who are transitioning from the local Veracity Networks service. Google hopes to finish the first wave of … Continue reading
Envivio (NASDAQ:ENVI) announced integration between its Halo network media processor (NMP) and Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) Widevine digital rights management (DRM) using MPEG-DASH and common encryption. The combination of Envivio video processing and Widevine DRM is intended to enable the secure delivery … Continue reading
Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) Fiber is starting signups for its upcoming service in Provo, UT. Signups are initially available to residential customers of the local Veracity Networks. Veracity customers get the first crack because they’re already hooked up to the former iProvo … Continue reading
The city council of Kansas City suburb Lenexa, KS, unanimously passed an agreement to bring Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) Fiber to their residents. Lenexa is the 17th Kansas City-area city (in addition to Kansas City, KS, and Kansas City, MO) to ask … Continue reading
Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) Fiber has announced plans to provide free 1 Gbps Internet service for up to 10 years to libraries, schools, community centers and nonprofits in Kansas City, Austin and Provo. The “Community Connections” sites have already been selected in … Continue reading
The city councils of Kansas City suburbs Mission Hills and Fairway, KS, have approved Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) Fiber for their communities. The search giant says it will start planning its buildout of the two towns as soon as possible.
The city council of Roeland Park, KS, a suburb of Kansas City, just voted to bring Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) Fiber to their town. Google has no estimate for when it will be able to start installations.
The city council of Kansas City suburb Merriam, KS, has voted to bring Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) Fiber to its town. The search giant-cum-overbuilder has no estimate of when construction in Merriam will begin.