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2014-07-29 12:40:37

Rural partnership set to beat Google to Texas with gigabit service SMITHSON VALLEY, Texas, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With San Antonio and Austin vying for Google fiber, GVTC Communications, headquartered just north of San Antonio, is set to become the first rural telecommunications provider in Texas to power over 2,200 miles of fiber optic cable with gigabit Internet service. More than 39,000 GVTC rooftops will be eligible for a gig connection starting in September 2014....

2014-05-08 12:25:28

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Belk, the nation's largest family owned and operated department store company, today announced its official sponsorship of the Southeastern Conference and the SEC Network, a new multiplatform national network devoted to the conference and operated by ESPN. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130527/CL21077LOGO With the new relationship, Belk will be the official retail department store of the SEC, giving the company exclusive access to...

AT&T Announces Plans To Roll Out More High-Speed Fiber Internet Networks
2014-04-22 13:32:44

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The information super highway could soon get a lot faster. AT&T announced on Tuesday that it will bring high-speed fiber Internet networks to as many as 100 cities in 21 metro regions throughout the United States. This move could put the telecommunications giant in a head-to-head battle with Google, which has also been rolling out its own fiber-based network. AT&T’s U-verse with GigaPower has been rolled out in key markets...

2014-02-19 16:26:16

SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro announced that San Antonio is on a short list of cities working with Google to explore the possibility of bringing the ultra high-speed Google Fiber broadband network to the city. Today's average American broadband speed is 9.8 Megabits per second. In contrast, Google Fiber could bring San Antonio residents access to "Gigabit" Internet connections up to 1,000 Megabits per second--or up to 100...

AT&T Launches Fiber Network Austin
2013-12-12 07:47:42

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online AT&T has beat Google to the punch and is launching its high-speed fiber network in Austin, with discounts for customers who sign up for targeted ads. AT&T rolled out its U-Verse gigabit fiber-to-the-home service in four Austin neighborhoods on Wednesday, offering customers a price of just $70 per month if they agree to let the telecom giant spy on their Internet searches and Web browsing habits to deliver targeted...

2013-11-06 23:02:10

LiveAir Networks pre-signing consumers for 100% fiber-to-the-home service with up to 1Gbps Smithville, TX (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 LiveAir Networks, one of Central Texas’ most dynamic fiber and microwave network operators, today said their 100% fiber to the home network featuring the fastest Internet available in Bastrop and Fayette Counties will be lit in the month of December. The initial deployment will be in both cities based on consumer demand. In December, consumers will not...

2013-10-04 23:04:35

North American Properties - Atlanta (NAP), developer of Avalon, is partnering with Hotwire Communications to build Georgia’s first “fiberhood” — an ultra-high-speed fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) broadband network. ATLANTA (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 North American Properties - Atlanta (NAP), developer of Avalon, is partnering with Hotwire Communications to build Georgia’s first “fiberhood”— an ultra-high-speed fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) broadband network. Avalon is a $600...

AT&T Challenges Google Fiber In Austin
2013-10-01 09:23:33

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google announced plans this spring to bring their high speed gigabit Fiber network to Austin, Texas in 2014. AT&T now hopes to beat them to the punch by delivering a high speed network by the end of the year and a full gigabit network sometime next year as well. AT&T’s “GigaPower” network will deliver the Internet at speeds of 300 megabit per second - about 40 times faster than traditional Internet. GigaPower will be...

2013-05-31 23:14:07

Kansas City event features hands-on sessions for bringing superfast, all-fiber networks to communities. Kansas City, Missouri (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 More than 400 business and community leaders from across the country gathered in Kansas City this week to hear presentations from Google Fiber head Milo Medin and other pioneers of ultra high-speed connectivity at a how-to conference organized by the Fiber to the Home (FTTH) Council Americas. The conference, From Gigabit Envy to Gigabit Deployed,...


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