A door-to-door survey of residents in Kansas City suggest that as many as 50 percent of households in Google Fiber neighborhoods are signing up for the service, which could drive the company to expand further across the nation.
The mere promise of Google Fiber seems to be enough to send rivals scrambling to deliver ultrafast Internet service at a reasonable price. Just look at Austin, Texas.
As the 1-gigabit-per-second Internet service spreads to more US cities, it’s said the tech giant is also looking at possible Wi-Fi connections.
The use of carbon fiber in the frame of the BMW i3 has many worried about high repair costs. BMW gives us an inside look at why it won't be so bad.
AT&T says it's in the final stages of negotiating a deal with cities in the North Carolina Triangle region to deploy its U-verse GigaPower gigabit fiber broadband service.
Regional wireless provider C Spire is using the Google Fiber playbook to deliver ultra high-speed broadband in Mississippi. The move could signal a trend in which other companies use the Google business model to bring fiber to other regions of the US.
Google reveals plans to expand its gigabit Internet network to nine more urban areas, covering 34 cities.
Double-digit growth means high-speed fiber links are becoming more common in Europe and America. Copper lines keep getting faster, though, and some network operators aren't eager to pay for upgrades.
The high-speed Internet service starts at $70 per month and features speeds of up to 300Mbps, which will eventually be upped 1Gbps at no extra cost.
The NSA may have employed an old-school spy technique -- updated for the Internet age -- to gain access to data from tech giants like Google and Yahoo, reports The New York Times.