Google Fiber's 1 Gbps service may be only available in a small amount of markets, but a new Bernstein Research study said that large telcos like AT&T and CenturyLink should see the Internet giant's FTTH initiative as a credible threat.
TDS Telecom said it is on track to launch in Tipton, Ind., with 1 Gbps Internet and IPTV service market in November, moving it closer to reaching its goal to equip seven new markets this year.
About a month ago, Paolo Pescatore, an analyst with CCS Insight outlined the idea that Netflix may be a shiny acquisition target. While the thought seems a little far-fetched-- Netflix almost certainly has no interest in being bought-- it isn't the first time this possibility has been floated, and now other outlets have picked up the ball and are outlaying cases for acquiring Netflix.
Google Fiber appears to be moving forward with long-awaited plans to bring its 1 Gbps FTTH service to Portland, Ore., as the city council is going to review its applications to install seven fiber huts around the city.
AT&T continues to lower the prices of its 1 Gbps GigaPower service, particularly in markets where Google Fiber has established a presence.
Google Fiber would like to get ahead of potential issues with its "Google Fiber Academy," a new training center designed to improve Google Fiber installation and support by Google Fiber employees and third-party vendors.
As Google Fiber (NASDAQ: GOOG) looks to bring its 1 Gbps FTTH service to consumers and businesses in Tempe, Ariz. it is facing a new legal fight with cable Cox Communications. In a lawsuit filed...
Cox Communications has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Tempe, Ariz., alleging that the city's regulations favor Google Fiber.
AT&T, CenturyLink and insurgent providers like Google Fiber are hot on the 1 Gbps FTTH trail, but they have one thing in common: finding new ways to install fiber in new and existing neighborhoods.
Google Fiber has cited that it is talking to three new cities -- Irvine, Calif.; Louisville, Ky. and San Diego-- as three cities that it is considering to light its 1 Gbps service, but there's no promise the service provider will move forward with an actual deployment.