Google Fiber set-top box pops up on FCC site

The company's logo is prominently displayed on the label of the new box manufactured by Humax, and could mean a super-fast Google broadband connection is on its way to consumers.


The FCC's Web site lists a Google Fiber IP set-top box equipped with Wi-Fi, USB, Ethernet, HDMI input and output, IR and coax, Engadget reported today.

This probably means a super-fast Google broadband connection is on its way to consumers.

The FCC Web site has a photo of the label, which prominently displays the Google Fiber logo, for the GFHD100 box as well as a test report naming digital set-top box manufacturer Humax as the applicant. Endgadget notes that the setup sounds similar to Verizon's Fios.

"We're still exploring what product offerings will be available when we launch Google Fiber in Kansas City and we have nothing to announce at this time," a Google spokesperson said when asked about the device.

Google announced its plans for the "ultra speed" broadband networks two years ago, announcing earlier this year that the company's plans to start laying fiber-optic lines in the Kansas City market.

Update, 4:43 p.m. PT:Updated with comment from Google.

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