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Comcast attacks Google Fiber in Atlanta, tells consumers, 'Don't fall for the hype'

Finding itself seriously challenged in the Atlanta market virtually overnight, Comcast has gone on the marketing offensive against Google Fiber, imploring consumers, in a promotional flyer, not to "fall for the hype."

Google Fiber reveals Atlanta market pricing, replaces 'free' tier with $50, 100 Mbps option

Google Fiber is finally providing details about how it will price its 1 Gbps FTTH service in Atlanta, while adding some new elements to its broadband roster.

Google giving away free Fiber as CapEx for the service set to increase

Google Fiber kicked off plans to offer free or reduced-cost 1 Gbps Internet service by wiring up 100 families in the West Bluff community of Kansas City, Missouri.

Google Fiber considers adding phone services

Google Fiber may be looking into using its expanding fiber infrastructure to offer phone services.

Google Fiber testing VoIP with select group of FTTH subscribers

Google Fiber is in the process of testing a new voice service with some of its FTTH customers that will allow a user to have one number for any of their wireline or wireless devices.

Google Fiber's L.A., Chicago plans show it's serious about network expansion, Wells Fargo says

Google Fiber's ongoing buildout of its 1 Gbps-capable FTTH service in six metro areas and exploration into entering Los Angeles and Chicago is a sign that the service provider is looking to make a larger impact in the broadband market, says Wells Fargo in a research report.

Gigabit connections to rise tenfold in 2016, says Deloitte

Driven by telco and cable providers like AT&T and Comcast, the number of gigabit Internet connections is projected to rise tenfold to 10 million by the end of year, with residential connections accounting for about 70 percent of the total, says Deloitte Global.

Google Fiber installation allegedly causes flooded homes in Texas

Residents of Austin, Texas are saying a Google Fiber installation is to blame for flood damage to their homes that occurred during record rainfall in October 2015.

AT&T, Google Fiber construction crews disrupt North Carolina residents

AT&T and Google Fiber may be hot on the FTTH buildout trail in Raleigh and Cary, N.C., but it appears that construction crews for these two providers are not respecting residents' property.

AT&T to light 38 new metro markets with 1 Gig service

AT&T is upping its 1 Gbps FTTH game with plans to build out service to parts of 38 additional metro areas. Upon completion, the service provider will double the amount of metro areas it serves to a total of 56.
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