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22 Feb 2012 21:16


Tech: Crazy but true: Google wants to be your cable TV provider in Kansas City

  • then In May 2011, Google made Kansas City, Missouri the second location of their highly-sought-after Fiber Project. The deal? A reasonably-priced one gigabyte-per-second fiber optic internet connection for roughly 50,000 to 500,000 people. Google: Your internet company.
  • now Google just filed for a video franchise license with the Missouri Public Service Commission. Reports claim Google will do something similar in Kansas next week — suggesting Google’s ready to tackle Time Warner Cable on the television front, too. source

26 Mar 2010 14:50


Tech: Hundreds of communities want a piece of Google’s fiber

  • 600 communities have requested
    to get in on the company’s fast internet plan
  • 190,000 responses from individuals
    have hit the company’s collective inbox source

10 Apr 2009 10:56


U.S.: Live in San Jose? Know who cut some fiber optic lines?

  • four different places had their lines cut, cutting off phone and Internet service to thousands
  • $100,000 the reward being offered by AT&T for information leading to an arrest and conviction source