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Representatives from Google and Austin, Texas have announced a press conference for Tuesday, and while details of the event have not been confirmed, multiple media outlets are reporting that the tech giant’s one gigabit broadband service will be coming to the Lone Star State’s capital city.
Google announced plans last July to rollout their Gigabit Fiber Internet service to residents of Kansas City, Kansas and Missouri. Like their competitors, Google’s Fiber can also be bundled with TV offerings. Unlike their competitors, Google Fiber offers Internet speeds nearing a Gigabit per second, or about 100 times faster than speeds offered by rival companies.
Domain name registrar Namecheap is raising awareness about proposed legislation that will curb Internet freedoms and has launched a fundraising effort to raise money for the Electronic Frontier
Whilst many commercials feature the all too subtle disclaimer, “actual results may vary,” when it comes to advertised broadband speeds consumers are getting what was promised and sometimes more.
Opinion for the information superhighway scores high, according to a new report by a Washington D.C.-based think tank, which found the broadband policy is more than acceptable to most Americans.
Yesterday, California Republican Congressman Darrell Issa proposed a draft bill with intent to protect the Internet.
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