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Los Angeles to provide city-wide fiber-based internet – for free

In an eyebrow-raisingly ambitious move, Los Angeles is set to embark on a project to provide fiber-based internet to all 3.5 million of its residents and businesses – for free. The initial plan is to deliver city-wide speeds ranging from 2Mbps to 5Mbps, as well as offer paid access of up to a gigabit. The Full Article

North Carolina Activates 3,100 Mile Fiber Network

Thanks to a local company, North Carolina has just established itself as the country’s first “gigabit state”, boasting a huge fiber optic network spanning across the entire region. RST ...Full Article

Google Fiber’s Internet Revolution Gains Momentum

There were a lot of disparaging remarks made when Google announced that it would be opening up a high-speed Internet service. Existing telecommunications providers and tech analysts alike were ...Full Article

What is a Dark Fiber Network?

Although the title sounds a little bit on the ominous side, a dark fiber network simply refers to an internet connection which is established using previously idle fiber-optic cables. ...Full Article

Kansas City Residents Get Second Chance for Fiber

Residents of Kansas City who missed registration for the first roll out of Google’s super-fast Fiber internet service have the chance to sign themselves up for the service again. ...Full Article

Is Google Fiber Coming Soon to a City Near You?

Super high-speed internet services like Google Fiber could mean the end of slow downloads and endlessly buffering YouTube videos. Until recently, gigabit internet services have been limited, but Google’s ...Full Article

AT&T looking to challenge Google

Thanks to Google Fiber’s sudden rise and spread throughout the US, other broadband providers are starting to get “gigabit fever” and have their sights set on offering faster internet ...Full Article

Small Canadian Town Creates its Own Gigabit Internet Service

While some of us in big cities still can’t get access to a reliable and fast internet connection, the residents of a small town in Alberta, Canada, have gone ...Full Article

C Spire Starts Pre-Registration for Gigabit Internet Service

The residents of nine lucky Mississippi cities can get ready to start signing up for lightning fast gigabit internet connections thanks to C Spire’s fiber rollout. Regional wireless provider ...Full Article

Researchers Achieve 1.4TB/s Internet Speed

Researchers working for Alcatel-Lucent and BT have managed to destroy previous internet speed records by achieving a fiber optic connection which clocks in at an incredible 1.4TB/s. The experiment ...Full Article