The company's Connectivity Lab has designed a laser detector that can bring 2Gbps speeds to wireless communications.
The agency aims to subsidize the costs of broadband access so that low-income households pay a minimal monthly cost. Not everyone is in favor of the plan.
To speed up the rollout, Google will use existing fiber rather than build a network from scratch. But that means only certain neighborhoods will be eligible.
Such a network could ensure speedier delivery of iTunes content and other data and reduce some of Apple's reliance on third-party network providers.
The administration will offer loans and work to remove law that limit consumers' ability to choose fast, affordable broadband.
The 1-gigabit-per-second Internet and TV service sets its sights on an eighth US metro area.
Google is seeking permission to test a high-speed Internet service that could be in your home before Fiber.
The company's Project Link aims to deliver reliable broadband connections to areas where the Internet infrastructure is inadequate.
The fiber network's fastest level of service will cost $80 per month, which is about $25 cheaper than what local broadband cost.
More than 80 percent of educators say the Internet connection at their schools is too slow to meet their needs -- that's why the president plans to bring broadband to 99 percent of all students.