Global Internet Speeds Are Still Getting Faster

Most of us in the U.S. love to rag on our ISPs and blame them for what we perceive as painfully slow Internet speeds. Our ISPs certainly do deserve their fair share of criticism, but we should also celebrate when things are headed in a positive direction. The latest report from Akamai is cause for […]

FCC Grants Google’s White Spaces Database Its Final Certification

July 1st, 2013

Google just announced that its White Spaces database has received its final certification from the FCC.
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Gigabit Internet Coming To Another Rural ISP

June 10th, 2013

Vermont Telecom made headlines in late April when it announced it would bring Google Fiber-like Internet speeds to its customers for only $35 a month. Now another rural ISP has started to offer gigabit Internet, but at a more expensive cost.
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Grandview, Missouri Next To Get Google Fiber

May 20th, 2013

Google Fiber may be coming to more cities around the country, but the company is still solely focused on building out its current Fiber network in Kansas City. It probably won’t be done there for a while either as more neighboring cities are welcoming Google Fiber with open arms.
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Shawnee, Kansas Added To List Of Cities With Google Fiber

May 6th, 2013

Google has just announced another expansion of their Fiber service – one that’s pretty close to “home base.”
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Global Internet Speeds On The Rise Yet Again

April 29th, 2013

Every quarter, Akamai releases a report called “The State of the Internet.” In the previous report, Akamai found that broadband speeds had fallen on a global level. Thankfully, the latest report indicates that speeds are rising yet again.
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AT&T Also Bringing 1Gbps Fiber To Austin

April 11th, 2013

To say that AT&T is stealing Google’s thunder isn’t really the right way to put it, but Ma Bell is using the buzz surrounding Google Fiber’s big launch into Austin as a way to springboard its own plans for a ultra-high speed network.
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Google Fiber Expanding To Olathe, Kansas

March 25th, 2013

Earlier this year, Google CEO Larry Page hinted that Google Fiber would be coming to more cities in the future. The hint renewed cities’ efforts to attract Google Fiber to their communities, but only one city has emerged victorious in its attempt to lure Google to their community.
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Google Fiber App Now Available For All Android 4.2 Devices

March 18th, 2013

One of the coolest things about Google Fiber is that the company throws in a free Nexus 7 tablet for those who subscribe to Google Fiber’s Internet and TV package. The tablet acts as a controller of sorts for the set top box allowing users to control all aspects of their television experience. Now the experience is moving to other Android devices.
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FCC Now Allows More Spectrum For Wi-Fi Devices

February 25th, 2013

The spectrum freed up for Wi-Fi is a finite resource. Too many devices can congest the networks and slow down service for everybody. The FCC wants to prevent that from happening, and have taken steps to relieve congestion with its latest proposal.
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