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CenturyLink must expand fiber to ward off Google Fiber, cable competitors, says Wells Fargo

CenturyLink will need to continue to expanding its fiber networks to serve a mix of residential and business customers as it faces growing threats from upstart providers like Google Fiber and cable operators like Comcast and Charter Communications building out into new areas.

Google Fiber starts lighting select condos, apartments in Nashville

Google Fiber has launched limited services Nashville, offering 1 Gbps data to four apartment and condominium buildings. The internet giant will face off with AT&T and Comcast, which have already started to offer 1 Gbps services in Middle Tennessee.  

Google Fiber's presence continues to force broadband pricing hand of AT&T, CenturyLink and Comcast

Google Fiber may be in less than a handful of markets today, but it's clear that the service provider's presence is driving incumbent telcos and cable MSOs like AT&T and Comcast to rethink their pricing plans even for their lower speed tiers.

Google Fiber begins FTTH construction in San Antonio, but can't confirm service delivery timeline

Google Fiber is making progress with its plans to deliver FTTH services to San Antonio residents, beginning network construction in the city.

Google, Facebook separately testing wireless broadband projects that may eventually prove disruptive

Google and Facebook are separately testing wireless broadband technologies that expand on fixed-line networks. And at least one of them may eventually threaten mobile network operators.

Google Fiber unveils 25 Mbps broadband plan for low-income families

Google Fiber will begin offering a symmetrical 25 Mbps broadband service option to low income neighborhood residents in Kansas City, Mo., one of its first FTTH markets.

Verizon to bring FiOS to Boston via $300M partnership with the city

Verizon has struck an agreement to bring FiOS to Boston via a $300 million, six-year investment plan that will replace the city's aging copper network infrastructure with fiber.

Google Fiber shutters free Internet service in Kansas City

Google Fiber will stop offering its free 5 Mbps service in Kansas City, Missouri-- the first market it built into back in 2012-- signaling that it wants to increase broadband margins while attracting more potential customers.

Google Fiber signs agreement for fiber huts in Portland, Ore., moving gigabit plans forward

Google Fiber has taken yet another step forward in its movement into the Portland, Ore., market by securing a first land-use application so it can build fiber huts to deliver 1 Gbps service to area residents.

CenturyLink, Frontier and TDS mull public, private fiber network partnerships

CenturyLink, Frontier Communications and TDS are amongst a growing group of service providers that are considering partnering with local communities to build out and upgrade their networks to support higher speed residential and business services.