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.
Kansas City residents now get to try out the Web giant's 1-gigabit-per-second fiber optic Internet service in their homes.
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.
The administration will offer loans and work to remove law that limit consumers' ability to choose fast, affordable broadband.
The company's "Unified Wireless Networks" concept promises to more than double your download speeds, boost your upload speed by 55 times and double the Wi-Fi range.
At CES 2012, Dish has made a plethora of announcements as it rolls out its new Hopper DVR system capable of storing 2,000 hours of programming and a new high-speed satellite broadband service that it says will be a boon to rural America.