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Our Town Spotlight: Then and Now, the Google Fiber space

One of the world’s most transformative companies has found its Triangle home in a historic former train depot on Glenwood South.<p><i>by</i> Liza</i> …

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Literacy program helps inmates learn valuable computer skills

Learning

A year of free high

A handful of public housing residents on Kansas City’s West Side nibbled on cookies and tapped on keyboards Tuesday afternoon to mark a year of free …

Kansas City is leading the charge to bridge the digital divide

On any given day, turn on the news or read the paper and it seems that one of the first words you’ll hear or see is “divide.” Whether political, …

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Free gigabit internet service now live at 10 Austin nonprofits, public facilities

Ten facilities in Austin have been equipped with free high-speed gigabit internet because of Google Fiber’s Community Connections program. Launched …

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Google Fiber releases impact report; Utah ranks No. 8 on innovation study

Google Fiber releases report detailing community impact<p>Google Fiber shared Thursday a first look at some of the findings from its Community Impact …

Google Fiber Report Details Increased Access For Low-Income Families

Google Fiber released its first national Community Impact Report detailing how the company has broadened broadband access to low-income families.<p>The …

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Free Broadband Creates New Opportunities for Cities and Low-Income Residents

By Dan TynanCities and communities find that providing fast, no-cost internet access to public housing developments comes with challenges — but pays …

Is Google Fiber Guilty Of Digital Redlining?

The Rev. <b>Frank Stevenson</b>, of Nashville, Tennessee, has heard all about Google Fiber’s much-ballyhooed fast new high-speed internet service for …

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Google division touts milestones in CBRS 3.5 GHz SAS tests, only deployments left

Alphabet, which oversees the Google empire, claims testing success for its planned SAS platform designed to manage access to 3.5 GHz CBRS …

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Google-led SAS ready to test with 3.5 GHz hardware vendors for CBRS band

Further evidence that the 3.5 GHz space is getting ready to rock and roll in the U.S., Alphabet’s Access team has announced two major milestones: The …

Nokia, Alphabet, Qualcomm take CBRS to the racetrack

The companies that collaborated to build a virtual reality zone inside stock race cars wanted to demonstrate something impactful, so they staged a …

Nokia, Alphabet, Qualcomm Demonstrate Private LTE Network on CBRS Spectrum

Founding members of the Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) Alliance Nokia, Alphabet’s Access Group, and Qualcomm technologies this week said …

Google, Nokia Qualcomm Racing Towards 3.5GHz

Google is driving ahead with tests on wireless broadband on the 3.5GHz shared spectrum band in the US, in partnership with Nokia and Qualcomm.<p>The …

Telecoms

Google Fiber names new boss, sheds staff

SAN FRANCISCO — Google Access, the Alphabet subsidiary that oversees Google Fiber, has a new boss: Broadband executive Gregory McCray.<p>The top job at Google Access has been vacant since October when Craig Barratt abruptly announced his resignation. Alphabet said at the time that it had halted …

Google Fiber safe in Atlanta, despite downsizing of business

Despite reports Google is downsizing the staff at its high-speed Google Fiber business, a spokesman for the company said Wednesday that won’t impact …

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The Triangle's Source for Tech & Startup News

The Triangle’s chances of landing Amazon’s massive HQ2 project and its 50,000 jobs received a boost from the Supreme Court today.<p>The Supreme Court …

Online Life

Google Fiber gets a new head, but loses employees

After showing signs of emerging from last year's funk with Fiber 2.0, Google has appointed a new CEO to lead the Fiber unit.<p>Google's parent company, Alphabet, tapped broadband veteran Gregory McCray to take over the Access unit, the Alphabet team primarily focused on Fiber. McCray comes to Google …

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Alphabet Taps McCray to Lead Access Unit, Including Fiber

Alphabet Inc. named broadband executive Gregory McCray to lead its Access subsidiary as the company tries to develop a new strategy for the …

Google’s wireless gigabit broadband is coming to Denver

It’s not quite Google Fiber, but a wireless version of Google’s gigabit internet service is expanding to Denver.<p>Webpass, which Google Fiber acquired …

Urbanism

Google Fiber’s Webpass Debuts in Denver

Webpass, the wireless broadband unit of Google Fiber, said it has launched in Denver and identified the “first apartment community” to receive …

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Google Fiber-owned Webpass is bringing its wireless gigabit internet to Denver

Gigabit speeds delivering without fiber<p>Webpass, a San Francisco-based internet provider now owned by Google Fiber, announced today it would expand to the Denver, Colorado market. This marks Webpass’ first new market since Google Fiber, itself owned by Alphabet Inc.’s Access division, acquired the …

Google brings Webpass to 6 metros, proves Fiber might not be dying after all

Google recently announced that it was supporting wireless internet through Webpass in six metro areas, possibly signaling a shift in the company's …

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Google Fiber map now also shows six cities where Webpass is available

Google acquired Webpass — another longtime provider of gigabit internet — last year, and now Google has added six cities where you can get super-fast internet through the service to its Google Fiber map. You’ll now see the option to get Webpass for Boston, Chicago, Miami, San Francisco, Oakland, …

Google Fiber comes to Raleigh

Google's coveted high-speed internet is now in the capital city!<p>Months after Google Fiber first debuted in the Town of Morrisville, the ultra-fast …

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