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Google has announced that “the Shawnee City Council voted to bring Google Fiber to their city.” If only we could all just vote to get Google Fiber installed in our cities.
Shawnee is located southwest of Kansas City, and is home to around 60,000 people. Google describes it as a [...]Read More »
Very interesting infographic compares the speed and price of Google Fiber to other broadband ISPs in USA and UK.Read More »
Google and Provo officials have announced that Provo, Utah will be the third city to get the ultra-fast Google Fiber internet service. This follows the recent announcement of the second city to get gigabit internet from Google, Austin. If you don’t already know, Google Fiber will provide download speeds of [...]Read More »
Forget Google Fiber! Japanese internet-provider So-net, which is backed by Son, has just begun offering what might be the best deal on internet plans ever. The Sony-owned company is now providing subscribers with 2Gbps download speeds and 1Gbps upload speeds for a mere $50 a month. I know, it’s sounds [...]Read More »
You don’t want the super fast Internet speeds that services like Google Fiber can provide. Nope. You don’t really need that sort of thing. Only business customers do, for their business applications in their businesses. At least, that’s what Time Warner Cable thinks anyway.
Chief technology officer of Time Warner [...]Read More »
US will have Google Fiber-like gigabit internet speeds in all 50 states by 2015, if the FCC Chairman has his way
If you’re jealous about Kansas City’s current gigabit internet speeds, you’ve got a friend in FCC Chairman Julius Genachoski. The chairman has just issued the “Gigabit City Challenge.” What does he hope to accomplish from this? At least one community in each of the 50 states to have gigabit internet [...]Read More »
Google is rolling out a 1 Gbps broadband network to the citizens of Kansas City (both of them). As the fastest network available to the general public in the United States, and possibly the world, Google Fiber has obviously gained much attention and many headlines. But is it deserved? Will [...]Read More »
The average download speed differs depending on where you live. For example, according to Ookla’s SpeedTest.net, the average download speed in Hong Kong is 42.12 Mbps, the EU is 15.86 Mbps, and the States is 14.13 Mbps. Compare that to the 1,000 Mbps up/down Google is promising the citizens [...]Read More »