Google is working on a new technology called VP10 that will allow it to squeeze higher-quality video over broadband and mobile networks. And thanks to patent issues with a rival standard, it has a chance to catch on.
The electronics giant has sent out invitations to an event next month in San Francisco, where it's expected to show off the next iPhones and a new Apple TV box.
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 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 fiber network's fastest level of service will cost $80 per month, which is about $25 cheaper than what local broadband cost.
The company's Project Link aims to deliver reliable broadband connections to areas where the Internet infrastructure is inadequate.
Years after the FCC agreed to open up white-space spectrum for unlicensed use in the U.S., California's rural Gold Country tries out the first commercial version of the service.
Kansas City residents now get to try out the Web giant's 1-gigabit-per-second fiber optic Internet service in their homes.
The administration will offer loans and work to remove law that limit consumers' ability to choose fast, affordable broadband.