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Seattle’s ‘chief geek’ Bill Schrier to retire

Google looks to plant a field of satellite dishes in Iowa

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Iowa. Fertile home to 14 million acres of corn, nine million acres of soybeans, and -- if the FCC looks favorably on a recent application from Farmer Google -- a blooming array of 15-foot satellite dishes too. The request for a "receive only earth station" comes from Google Fiber, and...
Google looks to plant a field of satellite dishes in Iowa

Google ready to build Kansas City's high-speed fiber network

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It's been two years since Google announced the 1-gigabit-per-second Google Fiber project. Now it's ready to start building it....
Google ready to build Kansas City's high-speed fiber network
Google Fiber's Next Stop Could Be Austin, Texas

Gigabit Squared heading high-speed fiber and wireless internet initiative in Seattle

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Seattle may have lost its high-velocity hoops team, but that doesn't mean it's satisfied with anything but speedy internet. The city has come to an agreement with Gigabit Squared (GB2) to build an unnecessarily wordy "fiber-to-the-home/fiber-to-the-business broadband network." With the University of Washington taking care of "community leadership" (as...
Gigabit Squared heading high-speed fiber and wireless internet initiative in Seattle

Bringing broadband to the boonies, part 3: Fiber's not free

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Stimulus dollars are connecting Eric Mack's tiny mountain town to a high-speed fiber network. But without further investment, the new technology could continue to pass him by. [Read more]...
Bringing broadband to the boonies, part 3: Fiber's not free
AT&T to chase Google Fiber with its own gigabit internet in Austin

Google Buys Wireless Internet Provider ICOA For $400 Million (GOOG)

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Google announced it has acquired wireless Internet network provider ICOA INC for $400 million. ICOA Inc. provides Wi-Fi to high traffic public locations like airports and restaurants. The move helps Google to broaden its Internet services. Google also just recently launched a high-speed fiber optics internet service in Kansas City....
Google Buys Wireless Internet Provider ICOA For $400 Million (GOOG)

Internet report: 98.7 percent of Washington residents have access to broadband

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The Washington State Broadband Office released its third annual Broadband Report today and more than 500 of the state’s 629 communities saw better access and/or higher speeds to broadband internet this past year. Based on data derived from the National Broadband Map, the report found that 98.7 percent of the state’s residents...
Internet report: 98.7 percent of Washington residents have access to broadband
Google execs again tease more Google Fiber rollouts

600+ Communities Are Fighting for Google Fiber Internet

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Ever since Google announced last month that it would build its own high-speed fiber optic Internet network, there has been a fierce competition between countless cities and communities to become ground zero for the Google Fiber experiment.Earlier today, the technology titan posted an update on the status of the...
600+ Communities Are Fighting for Google Fiber Internet
Google looks to add satellite antenna farm in Iowa to support fiber optic network

Google Experimenting With Nationwide Wireless?

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Google is apparently getting into the business of radio, but it's not to spin the discs and play all the hits. According to the Wall Street Journal, the Mountain View search giant has applied for an experimental license from the Federal Communications Commission that would allow Google to set up...
Google Experimenting With Nationwide Wireless?

Welcome to Google Island

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The City of Sarasota, Florida, has joined the publicity stunt craze to attract Google high-speed fiber by temporarily renaming its City Island to Google Island....
Welcome to Google Island

Google in talks with Dish to build wireless network, report says

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It already sells phones and tablets, provides a wealth of online services and has been laying high-speed fiber to people's homes. Now Google is apparently considering a wireless network service as well. Google has been in talks with satellite TV provider Dish Network over a possible partnership to build...
Google in talks with Dish to build wireless network, report says

Survey: City of Seattle wants to know your tech habits to 'bridge digital divide'

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The City of Seattle is conducting a survey to get a better grip on how the Emerald City uses Internet and how connected people are to government. Running until April 19, Seattleites can take the survey online, which asks all kinds of questions about what types of technology you use,...
Survey: City of Seattle wants to know your tech habits to 'bridge digital divide'
Networks | Google Spreads Its Superspeed Internet Into New Playground
Netflix ranking reveals 17 fastest ISPs in America

Rivals Want What Google Got in Kansas City

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Google received multiple incentives to build its Kansas City ultra-high-speed fiber network. Now, Time Warner Cable and AT&T, the incumbent Internet and TV providers in town, are angling to get the same deal....
Rivals Want What Google Got in Kansas City

EU Plans Broadband Push

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The EU's technology chief intends to set rules that will encourage the bloc's telecommunications companies to build high-speed fiber networks....
EU Plans Broadband Push

Google starts connecting homes in Kansas City to high-speed fiber service

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Google said Tuesday it is starting to connect homes in Kansas City, Kansas, to its Google Fiber broadband service....
Google starts connecting homes in Kansas City to high-speed fiber service

Google Fiber clobbers competitors in Netflix ISP rankings

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No, it’s not particularly surprising the Google (GOOG) Fiber now delivers the fastest Internet service in the United States. But as Engadget reports, new Internet service provider rankings from Netflix (NFLX) show that Google’s high-speed fiber network is in a class all its own. Overall Netflix found that Google Fiber...
Google Fiber clobbers competitors in Netflix ISP rankings

Editor's Letter: The fiber fight for Austin's future

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In each issue of Distro, editor-in-chief Tim Stevens publishes a wrap-up of the week in news. There comes a time in every modern geek's life when they seriously consider moving to Kansas City, simply to gain access to the wonder that is Google Fiber. This week, would-be bandwidth pilgrims...
Editor's Letter: The fiber fight for Austin's future

Ask Engadget: best WiFi router for super-fast Fiber?

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We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, then here's the outlet to do so. This week's Ask Engadget inquiry is from Travis from Provo, who is a jammy individual, wants to replace his router. If you're looking to ask one...
Ask Engadget: best WiFi router for super-fast Fiber?

Google to bring gigabit-speed fiber to Austin

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Google will roll out its second city fiber network in Austin, Texas, offering gigabit-speed Internet and TV along with free basic broadband on plans similar to those in Kansas City, Missouri and its twin city in Kansas....
Google to bring gigabit-speed fiber to Austin

NYC Invests $12M To Provide Free Fiber Build-Out To Startups

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The city of New York has just launched the ConnectNYC Fiber Challenge to help small NY-based companies get a free high speed fiber build-out in their offices. In order to win the prize, you have to submit an application to justify that you need very high speed connectivity — tech...
NYC Invests $12M To Provide Free Fiber Build-Out To Startups

Google antenna farm plans hint at Google Fiber TV

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Google is attempting to build a farm of 4.5-meter tall satellite dishes near its data center in Council Bluffs, Iowa. In an FCC Public Notice (PDF), Google stated the antennas would receive broadcasts from satellites such as the Intelsat 9 that may be bundled with a high-speed fiber Internet service...
Google antenna farm plans hint at Google Fiber TV

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

iPad Hits a Bump: Wi-Fi Woes Point to Apple Bug

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Some new owners of Apple's slate computer, the iPad, are having issues with the device's Wi-Fi connection. Multiple forum postings, both on Apple's own support site and elsewhere, have users reporting that they're experiencing weak signals in an area where their other Internet-connected devices have no issues. Another common complaint,...
iPad Hits a Bump: Wi-Fi Woes Point to Apple Bug
Google Fiber goes live in first Kansas City neighborhood
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