AT&T doesn't have landline operations in the Northeast, meaning the only fiber-optic service available for the foreseeable future in that part of the country is Verizon FiOS, which is slower and more expensive than Google Fiber
With the spotlight on Google Fiber
, the FCC is in a perfect
Google is happy with customer responses in Kansas so far and may roll Google Fiber
out to a few more US cities, according to several people close to the project.
It makes sense for Google Fiber
to expand to Utah 6 the state is home to the (http://www.
4 New Challengers: Google Fiber
, Aereo Join OTT as Disruptors
Improving broadband speed and choice for residents has been a City priority for the San Antonio community for years, including historical negotiations of franchise agreements, fiber optic right-of-way agreements, land lease agreements and applying for Google Fiber
Currently, Google Fiber
service offers data speeds of 1 gigabit per second, and the search giant is working on technology to provide faster data transfer speeds.
In an interesting twist on a "purchase," Provo City will pay Google Fiber
nearly $3 million to join the ranks of metropolis kings Kansas City, Kan.
, by comparison, is on the gigabit level, about 1,000 times less capacious.
, for instance, is now "lit" in Kansas City in what is widely viewed as the Google Android Platform, and potentially an open source for TV and telecom.
Unique to the industry, RST's "core-out" network is comparable to Google Fiber
in Kansas City but takes it one step further.
The Web search leader unveiled its ultra-high speed Google Fiber
service in Kansas City, Missouri, and could start installations in September, executives said.