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Google Keeps Fiber’s Residents-Only Policy

When Google announced its list of future possible Fiber hubs, lucky city residents around the country were excited by the possibility. According to Google’s existing policies, it’s only residents who should be excited by gigabit internet speeds for now- business need not apply. Fiber’s policy so far has always been to limit their service to Full Article

NSA may have used Google and Yahoo’s fiber-optic cables against them

In the days of the Cold War, the Soviet Union was targeted by a spy operation code-named Echelon. The operation involved eavesdropping on the superpower and its allies through ...Full Article

100 Locations in Austin to Receive Free Google Fiber

In Austin, Texas 100 community organizations are set to receive free Google Fiber internet connections for an entire decade. The list was selected and approved by Austin’s city council ...Full Article

San Antonio Signs off On Google Fiber Contract

The City Council of San Antonio, Texas have signed off on a real estate with Google which will make it easier for the company to build important infrastructure if ...Full Article

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 ...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