Google Fiber is a service that has a connection speed 100 times faster than today’s broadband. Google Fiber offers 1 gigabit of upload and download speed along with a full channel TV line-up.
Yesterday the Provo Municipal Council voted to approve on the sale of the fiber-optic Internet service iProvo to Google, according to the Salt Lake Tribune. Google will take iProvo’s infrastructure and convert it into Google Fiber. The seven member Municipal Council voted unanimously to approve of the sale. Now Provo, Utah will become the third metropolitan area to become a Google Fiber city.
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Earlier this month, Google said that they would be launching Google Fiber into Austin, Texas. Prior to expanding into Austin, Google Fiber was started in Kansas City, Kansas and Kansas City, Missouri. Now Google will be coming to Provo, Utah as the “third Google Fiber City.” Google is expanding into Utah through an acquisition.
Earlier today, Google announced that Google Fiber is coming to Austin, Texas. AT&T is going to be launching a gigabit network of their own in Austin, Texas too. We know that Google’s gigabit network is coming in mid-2014, but there is no word about when AT&T’s gigabit network is coming. AT&T provides a fiber to U-Verse with speeds of up to 24Mbps download.
Milo Medin, the VP of Google Fiber, has confirmed that Google Fiber is coming to Austin, Texas. Around two years ago, Google Fiber first arrived in Kansas City. Ever since November, Google Fiber has been connecting homes to gigabit Internet, which is 100 times faster than today’s average broadband speeds.
Google will be expanding their Internet services to Olathe, Kansas, a suburb that has a population of around 125,000 residents. This is the first expansion of Google Fiber outside of Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas. Google Fiber is an Internet and video service that competes with local cable and DSL companies to offer broadband services.
Google Fiber is an ultra-fast optical net access with 180 households that has registered for the service. The Google Fiber project started on July 26th and gives households in Kansas City, Kansas and Kansas City, Missouri weeks to apply for the service. Within that timeframe, 202 households have applied and at least 180 qualified for Google Fiber.