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digital divide
digital divide

Eight Years Later, Google Fiber Is A Faint Echo Of The Disruption We Were Promised

Google’s 'pause' is driven largely by executive frustrations with fiber deployment costs and a fascination with the potential of next-generation wireless.
Karl Bode
3.1.18
Google
Google

What Went Wrong With Google Fiber?

Google Fiber won’t save you, people, so maybe it’s time to take matters into your own hands.
Sam Gustin
10.26.16
AT&T
AT&T

Google Fiber Is Losing the Gigabit Race—All According to Plan

AT&T and other traditional ISPs are racing to compete with Google around the country, which is exactly what we need.
Jason Koebler
4.28.16
telecom
telecom

If Sandpoint, Idaho Can Support a Gigabit Fiber ISP, So Can Your Town

“If I can profit there, I'll profit anywhere.”
Jason Koebler
3.4.16
News
News

America Is Wasting So Much Time and Money Defending the Broadband Status Quo

In Louisville, AT&T lawyers are once again wielding a lawsuit to impede progress.
Jason Koebler
3.1.16
News
News

Google Is Lighting Up Dormant 'Dark Fiber' All Over the Country

Google Fiber in San Francisco has been 15 years in the making.
Jason Koebler
2.25.16
Power
Power

Huntsville’s Model for Google Fiber Is the Future of Broadband

The city "put a nail in the coffin of telephone and cable monopolies."
Kari Paul
2.23.16
News
News

Google’s Free Gigabit Internet for Public Housing Is No Replacement for Reform

Should we be happy that things could be worse?
Jordan Pearson
2.3.16
short circuit
short circuit

Alphabet’s ‘Moonshots’ Lost $3.6 Billion in 2015, and That’s Perfectly Fine

As long as Alphabet’s core advertising products keep making money, its moonshots are under no pressure to become viable businesses.
Nicholas Deleon
2.1.16
News
News

Gigabit Internet Prices in This Small Town May One Day Beat Google Fiber

Municipal internet is alive and kicking.
Clinton Nguyen
12.14.15
News
News

Google Fiber Is Too Popular for Its Own Good

Faced with a six-month wait for a new Fiber installation, prospective customers in Kansas City are going to competitors.
Jason Koebler
7.21.15
News
News

A Gigabit Fiber Startup Will Compete With Comcast in Detroit

"We need to build the things we know make a great city if we actually want to have a great city."
Jason Koebler
5.27.15