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Fiber-optic cables could be the key to NSA snooping

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.

By Nov. 26, 2013

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Fast fiber-optic broadband spreads across developed world

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.

By Jan. 11, 2014

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Google Fiber copycat to deliver 1Gbps broadband in Mississippi

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.

By Mar. 19, 2014

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Intel shows Light Peak fiber-optic technology in action

Intel debuted the first real-world application of its Light Peak fiber-optic technology at this year's European research showcase in Brussels, Belgium. T

By May. 4, 2010

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Google Fiber coming soon to these cities (pictures)

Google has started conversations with these nine US metro areas about installing new high-speed fiber-optic networks.

9 Images By Feb. 19, 2014

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AT&T poised to take gigabit fiber broadband to North Carolina

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.

By Apr. 9, 2014

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Brit spy agency nabs personal data via fibre-optic cables

British spy agency GCHQ has been keeping tabs on our web activity and phone calls, according to new documents from a whistleblower.

By Jun. 22, 2013

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AT&T delivers GigaPower fiber network to Austin

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.

By Dec. 11, 2013

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Google Fiber bulks up with plans for 9 more regions

Google reveals plans to expand its gigabit Internet network to nine more urban areas, covering 34 cities.

By Feb. 19, 2014

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Google Fiber reveals plans for Provo

The company's plans for upgrading Provo, Utah's existing fiber-optic network include free broadband at current speeds.

By Aug. 15, 2013