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Press release reinforces rumors that Google Fiber will head to Austin, Texas

Press release reinforces rumors that Google Fiber will head to Austin, Texas

There were some recent reports that stated that Google was planning on bringing Google Fiber to Austin, Texas, and those reports were reinforced when both Google and the city of Austin issued out special invitations for a press conference tomorrow. They kept very hush hush about the situation, saying that they're announcing something "very important". It's fairly obvious that its about Google Fiber, but no one knows for sure.

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Google Fiber reportedly coming to Austin, Texas

Google Fiber reportedly coming to Austin, Texas

Google Fiber is already settling down in Kansas City, and it's been slowly making its way to more neighborhoods in the area over the past few months. However, speculators have been wondering where the search giant will take their internet service next. According to recent reports, home of the SXSW festival Austin, Texas may be getting a deal.

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Google Fiber approved by Olathe, Kansas City Council

Google Fiber approved by Olathe, Kansas City Council

Our lucky brethren in Kansas City have had access to Google Fiber, the much-envied service from Google. Now the Internet giant has announced that Fiber will be extending to a second location in Kansas, this time to Olathe, who's city council just approved the company's plans. The process isn't slated to take place for awhile yet, but was announced by Google shortly after the approval went through.

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First 3-D channels come to Google Fiber TV

First 3-D channels come to Google Fiber TV

I remain quite jealous that my house can't get access to the incredibly fast Google Fiber Internet service or the Google Fiber TV service. I understand living in a more rural area likely means I'll never have access to impressive services like this. If you do happen to live in Kansas City and have access to Google Fiber TV and happen to be one of the few that has a 3-D TV in your home, the TV offering from Google now has two new 3-D channels to check out.

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Consumers don’t want (& won’t pay for) gigabit internet says Time Warner Cable

Consumers don’t want (& won’t pay for) gigabit internet says Time Warner Cable

Super-fast internet connections like Google Fiber have only geek, not consumer, appeal, Time Warner Cable's CFO has insisted, dismissing suggestions that the ISP will need to speed up its consumer service any time soon. Speaking at the Morgan Stanley Technology Conference this week, chief financial officer Irene Esteves said that while the company has the capability to deliver high internet speeds, The Verge reports, right now customers don't actually want them.

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Google confirms once-nixed phone services

Google confirms once-nixed phone services

This week one Google executive is confirming that the company had indeed looked into creating their own wireless network for smartphones as if the news were no big deal at all. Of course the possibility of Google creating a wireless network would be as big - or bigger - news than their already initiated Google Fiber service that's rolling out in Kansas City as we speak, but therein lies the catch. As it were, Google's wireless network that could-have-been was just as nearly a reality right at the same time as Google Fiber took hold.

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