Google Fiber may have not named New York City on its recent list of planned 34 cities where it could build out its 1 Gbps fiber to the premises (FTTP) service, but its employment page revealed it is looking to hire sales support staff in the city, reports Geek.com.
Google is weighing the possibility of launching its own wireless service in markets where it offers its Google Fiber high-speed Internet service, according to a report in The Information.
Google Fiber is encouraging potential customers who reside in the remaining four "fiberhoods" it set up in Provo, Utah, to sign up for service.
Habersham EMC (HEMC), a member-owned electric cooperative serving northeast Georgia, is the latest service provider to introduce a 1 Gbps fiber to the home (FTTH) service targeting five of the state's communities.
Google Fiber is apparently taking a different twist on the old practice of cherry-picking. Rather than seeking out the deep-pocketed neighborhoods that would line up for its 1 Gbps broadband service, company officials were reportedly heading to Nashville this week to determine how they can bring high-speed access to "neighborhoods historically lacking access to that kind of service," a story in The Tennessean reported.
Google Fiber has reportedly signed an agreement with the city of San Antonio to launch its 1-Gig Internet and pay-TV service there.
San Antonio has signed an agreement with Google Fiber for the preliminary placement of "fiber huts" throughout the city, reports the San Antonio Express-News.
Google Fiber is going to put its much talked about 1 Gbps fiber to the home (FTTH) service into the hands of more customers with plans to roll out service to more locations in the Kansas City area.
Cincinnati is the latest city to lobby Google Fiber to be the next destination for its 1 Gbps fiber to the home (FTTH) service, reports WLWT News 5.
Cincinnati launched a campaign earlier this week that is focused on pushing Google Fiber to construct its 1-Gig network in the city, local station WLWT-TV reported earlier this week.