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If you've been dreaming about 1Gbps Internet service, hang tight, it may be headed to your location. However, it might not be Google or AT&T that delivers it, but Cox Communications, the third largest cable company in the U.S. Cox chief Pat Esser went on record saying his company plans to roll out 1Gbps Internet service before the end of the year. It's worth noting that Cox already offers 1Gbps service to some of its commercial clients, so in some areas, the infrastructure is already in place. Now Cox wants to expand its reach into residential homes, especially as Google Fiber gains steam.... Read more...
Lucky residents living in nine Mississippi cities are now able to pre-register for C-Spire's upcoming 1Gbps fiber-to-home Internet service. It's supposedly the nation's first and only statewide roll out of 1Gbps broadband, which translates into Internet access that's up to 100 times faster than the national average broadband speeds for residents in each of the nine selected cities. Specifically, the 1Gbps service is blazing a trail through Batesville, Clinton, Corinth, Hattlesburg, Horn Lake, McComb, Quitman, Ridgeland, and Starkville. Those who pre-register must make a $10 refundable deposit and... Read more...
Residents of Kansas City are a lucky bunch. How so? Well, they're getting first crack at Google's insanely fast and shockingly affordable Google Fiber Internet and TV service, which offers a connection speed around 100 times faster than the average broadband in other parts of the country. For those who want strictly Internet service, Google Fiber runs $70/month plus a $300 construction fee, which is waived if you sign a 1-year service agreement. In return, Kansas City residents get access to blazing fast 1Gbps downloads and uploads. There's also a free tier available that runs at a much more pedestrian... Read more...
Midwest livin’ has never been so good. In addition to a cost of living that would make any east- or west-coaster faint with jealousy, Kansas City was the lucky winner of the Google Fiber sweepstakes. KC was the first city to test out Google’s 1Gbps network, the fastest Internet service available. Google, with its constant Manifest Destiny-like expansion into more tech territories, has surely been looking to add services to its Internet offering relating to its Google TV; now, it appears that the search giant has indeed taken a step in that direction. The Kansas City Business Journal... Read more...