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Google Fiber should not be ignored as an experiment, says analyst firm

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 closes in on 2015 FTTH goals with 1 Gig launch in Tipton, Ind.

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.

Netflix an acquisition target? The case for and against

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's fiber hut proposals enter review process with Portland city council

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 lowers 1 Gig prices in markets where it faces Google Fiber

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 introduces its Fiber Academy, sets focus on technician training, customer service

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.

Cox sues Tempe, Ariz., says city gave Google Fiber concessions

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 files suit against AT&T, city of Tempe, Ariz.

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 Google Fiber gain new edge in FTTH construction processes

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 cites Irvine, Louisville and San Diego as potential 1 Gig targets

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.