Google introduced Fiber Phone, today, a home phone service that seemingly exists because there are real humans in the world that still need a home phone. I don’t personally know any, but today’s poll should fix that. Actually, we are curious how many of you still have home phone service and what your reasons for doing so are.
So that’s it, we just want to know if you have home phone service. Easy enough?
Today, because it is “still important to many families,” Google introduced Fiber Phone, a home phone add-on to its Fiber internet service. Fiber Phone is a new way to help you stay connected, because it’s a lot like having Google Voice for your home. (more…)
Two of the largest metro areas in the United States have been officially invited to explore the option of embracing Google Fiber. The Google Fiber team has started the inquiry process with Los Angeles and Chicago, in an effort to bring gigabit internet speeds to a combined 6 million+ people. (more…)
Announced today by city officials and Google, Oklahoma City is getting Google Fiber. Before all of OKC riots in excitement, acting as if OKC has brought home a NBA championship, do note that from what we have seen in past cities, rollout of Fiber is quite slow. But don’t worry, it should be well worth the wait. (more…)
San Antonio residents, your week is starting to look up. Today, Google announced that Google Fiber is officially headed to San Antonio, Texas, with Google currently in the Design stage of the process. Once Design is complete, Construction begins, followed by Sign-Up and Installation. (more…)
Announced this morning, Google Fiber is coming to Salt Lake City. As the newest city to get an official green light, SLC will eventually be encircled with a fiber optic backbone, with cables extending into the city via existing telephone poles and electrical conduits to deliver 1Gbps Internet data speeds, as well as Google’s own TV service. (more…)
This morning’s report of Google Fiber coming to four new markets that include Atlanta, Charlotte, Raleigh-Durahm, and Nashville has now been confirmed by Google. It’s officially official. The four new markets cover 18 cities in the southeast region of the US. (more…)
According to a recent report out of Computer World and IDG News, Google may have plans to offer free outdoor WiFi to cities that allow for Google Fiber. Google recently sent survey requests to over 30 cities, asking for specific details about the city, including information on streets, boundaries, rights of way, manholes, utility poles, zoning types and the condition of pavement across the city. (more…)