First Google Fiber Installations Taking Place in Provo, Utah

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Back in April of this year, Google made it official that it was bringing Google Fiber to Provo, UT. Here we are in November, and the first installation specialists are arriving at doorsteps. It was made public that the rollout of the 1Gbps service would be particularly easy in Provo, as Google acquired iProvo, a fiber optic network that was already in place through the city.  (more…)

Google Fiber App for Android Updated, Brings DVR Management Features

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For the few of you who are lucky enough to have Google Fiber connected to your house, you can go grab the updated Fiber app that just hit Google Play. Google introduced a few DVR management features, which should help you control the media stored on your storage box a lot better. If you own an iPhone or iPad as well, you will be happy to know that Google also released the Google Fiber app for iPhones earlier today.  (more…)

Gladstone, MO Added to the Official Google Fiber List

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Joining the likes of Provo (UT), Austin (TX), Shawnee (KS), and Raytown (MO) on the list of luckiest towns in the world is Gladstone (MO). Why is it lucky? Because it has been added to the list of official locales to receive Google Fiber in the future. Even with their city council voting in the service last night, Google notes that it will be some time before Gladstone sees the ultra-fast fiber internet, but that doesn’t make us any less jealous.

Anyone live in Gladstone?

Via:  Google Fiber

Grandview, Missouri Gets Approved For Google Fiber

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An area called Grandview in South Kansas City, Missouri received approval yesterday for Google Fiber. The city’s board voted to bring the service to their town, but much like every other city that is getting approval, we don’t know when exactly roll out could take place. Google says they still have lots of planning and engineering to do first, so it could be quite a while.

Let us congratulate the newest members of our American population to be graced with Google’s Fiber service. Hey Google, I hear Portland would be totally awesome with Fiber.

Via: Google Fiber Blog

Google Fiber Headed to Raytown, Missouri and Shawnee, Kansas

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City officials in Raytown, MO announced that they have struck a deal with Google to possibly bring Fiber, the 1Gbps Internet and TV service to their residents. Raytown sits just outside of Kansas City, where Fiber first took off early last year. A vote to officially offer the service could take place as soon as May, but even if it is then approved, who knows how long it would take to see construction begin.  (more…)

Purchase Details Revealed For Google Fiber in Provo, Costs Google $1

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When Google Fiber was announced for Provo, UT, details were unknown on the total cost to Google to buy out the city’s already in-place fiber optic network, iProvo. Today, details are out and it isn’t as high as one might initially think. In total, Google is set to pay a single dollar ($1) to the city of Provo for the network. The real cost will come in an agreement that Google has made with city hall to have the network fully built out within five years.  (more…)