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The Real Reason Why Time Warner Cable Should Be Scared Of Google Fiber (GOOG)

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Google formally announced its plans and pricing for Google Fiber, its zippy Internet and TV service, today in Kansas City. (It's only available in Kansas City for now, so don't get too excited.) Google Fiber has two different paid plans, but what really intrigues us is the plan that gives you...
The Real Reason Why Time Warner Cable Should Be Scared Of Google Fiber (GOOG)

With Google Fiber Sign-Ups Behind Schedule, Google Lowers Pre-Registration Thresholds

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A few days ago, Google’s gigabit Fiber project in Kansas City had only reached its sign-up goals in about 50% of the city’s “fiberhoods” and a number of areas were still very far away from reaching the threshold for getting Google Fiber’s Internet and TV service installed in their neighborhoods....
With Google Fiber Sign-Ups Behind Schedule, Google Lowers Pre-Registration Thresholds

Google would have to spend $400B to roll out its fiber nationally, totally worth it

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Via Barron’s Capstone Investments‘s Rory Maher this morning had some reflections in the wake of Google’s announcement last Thursday that it plans to offer free Internet service in some parts of the U.S. and paid packages with access up to a gigabit per second. Writes Maher, it looks like Google is planning nationwide availability given an ad...
Google would have to spend $400B to roll out its fiber nationally, totally worth it

With Less Than 2 Weeks To Go, 50% Of Kansas City Neighborhoods Haven't Reached Their Google Fiber Goals Yet

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With just under two weeks to go during Google’s Fiber “rally” in Kansas City, only about 50% of Kansas City, MO and Kansas City, KS neighborhoods have reached their pre-registration goals to get access to the company’s new gigabit Internet connection and TV service. On the Kansas side of the...
With Less Than 2 Weeks To Go, 50% Of Kansas City Neighborhoods Haven't Reached Their Google Fiber Goals Yet

Google Fiber--On the Silicon Prairie, the Silicon Hills, and now the Silicon Slopes

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Today the Google Fiber team is in Provo, Utah, where Mayor John Curtis just announced that we intend to make Provo our third Google Fiber City. Utah is already home to hundreds of tech companies and startups, and many of them are based in Provo. In fact, the Provo area...
Google Fiber--On the Silicon Prairie, the Silicon Hills, and now the Silicon Slopes

FreedomPop expands its free Internet service nationwide on Sprint's 3G network

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FreedomPop has expanded coverage of its free Internet service to reach 220 million possible customers in the US by adding Sprint’s 3G network to the fold. With the announcement, FreedomPop has begun taking orders for its Overdrive Pro hotspot device, which uses 4G when available and falls back on 3G...
FreedomPop expands its free Internet service nationwide on Sprint's 3G network

Web suffered 9000 service outages in last five months

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Seeing a "404 error" or the Twitter "Fail Whale" can really kill a good online buzz. Those kinds of service outages, though, occur on the Internet on a daily basis, as the latest numbers from Outage Analyzer illustrate. Over the last five months, there have been 1413 full outages...
Web suffered 9000 service outages in last five months

Google To Buy Provo's $39 Million Fiber Internet Service For $1 (GOOG)

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There's a pretty good reason why Provo, Utah, was selected by Google to get Google's super speedy  Google Fiber Internet service: It will only cost Google $1 to get started there, reports the AP's Paul Foy. Yesterday, Google announced that would build out a fiber network in Provo by doing...
Google To Buy Provo's $39 Million Fiber Internet Service For $1 (GOOG)

FreedomPop brings its free internet service to Sprint's 3G network, launches new hotspot

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale The free internet service FreedomPop is gearing up to expand its reach across the U.S. — though it’s looking to an older cellular network to do so. FreedomPop announced today that it’s bringing its service to Sprint’s 3G...
FreedomPop brings its free internet service to Sprint's 3G network, launches new hotspot

Google rolls outs crisis response resources in Indonesia as Jakarta is hit by floods

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Google’s crisis response team has sprung into action to help those dealing with heavy rains that have brought Indonesian capital city Jakarta to a standstill. At least four people are reported to have died and some 20,000 have been evacuated by the flooding, which has forced the closure of roads...
Google rolls outs crisis response resources in Indonesia as Jakarta is hit by floods

Hosting Company Memset Bu.ys Is.gd

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Cloud hosting company Memset this morning announced that it has agreed to acquire URL shortening service Is.gd. Memset in a statement says it has thus secured the URL shortener's future, and added that it plans to maintain it as a non-advertising-supported, free Internet service indefinitely. The acquisition and Memset's...
Hosting Company Memset Bu.ys Is.gd

Google Fiber--on the Silicon Prairie, the Silicon Hills and now the Silicon Slopes

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Today the Google Fiber team is in Provo, Utah, where Mayor John Curtis just announced that we intend to make Provo our third Google Fiber City. Utah is already home to hundreds of tech companies and startups, and many of them are based in Provo. In fact, the Provo area...
Google Fiber--on the Silicon Prairie, the Silicon Hills and now the Silicon Slopes
Wall Street Journal offers free WiFi in NYC and San Francisco

RT @market_talk: The FCC is trying to turn part of Wireless Spectrum into free internet service. http://twurl.nl/3nq2sg

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RT @market_talk: The FCC is trying to turn part of Wireless Spectrum into free internet service. http://twurl.nl/3nq2sg

'Other' Kansas City Jazzed About Google's 'Free' Internet

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As Google Inc. tries to take on cable companies by providing lightning-fast Internet speeds and crystal-clear high-definition TV to residents of Kansas City, Mo., and its less-wealthy neighbor, Kansas City, Kan., it is also giving people free Internet service at a lower speed....
'Other' Kansas City Jazzed About Google's 'Free' Internet

Google plans to set up gigabit-speed fiber in Provo, Utah

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Google is acquiring iProvo, a fiber-optic network owned by the city of Provo, Utah, as part of a plan to introduce its high-speed broadband network called Google Fiber there.As part of the acquisition, Google will upgrade the network to gigabit technology and finish network construction so that every home...
Google plans to set up gigabit-speed fiber in Provo, Utah
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